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From poverty to servitude abroad

By Morris Komakech Curbing human trafficking requires collective societal effort by State and non-state actors Iappreciated reading Daily Monitor’s editorial of July 15, 2014 on this subject and the clarification made by Jacob Siminyu from the Directorate of Citizenship and immigration Control about concrete actions being taken to curb human trafficking …

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High prices, poverty, joblessness

By Melina Platas Survey lists top Uganda economic problems Most Ugandans think the economy is doing badly and getting worse, according to the findings of a latest survey on various sectors of the country. The Afrobarometer, an independent, non-partisan research instrument that surveys 20 African countries, recently released their fourth …

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Africa’s riches can fight poverty

By Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili Less than a year ago, there was a sense of optimism in many African countries. Growth rates in Sub-Saharan Africa were comparable to Asia, hovering around 6 percent, a result of high commodity prices, a favorable global environment — and also of improved economic management, investment …

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Fight poverty; urbanise, integrate markets

By Independent Reporter World Bank Development Report 2009 diverts from tradition on how the poor can create and grow wealth Released on November 7, 2008, in Washington DC, the World Development Report 2009: Reshaping Economic Geography comes at a time of severe economic crisis, which history shows can cause nations …

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