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Southern Africa cracks down on TB in mines
25 March 2013 (IRIN ), South Africa's gold mines are estimated to have the highest number of new tuberculosis (TB) cases in the world, making the disease a leading export to neighbouring countries. IRIN takes a look at the declaration meant to change this situation.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97719/Southern-Africa-cracks-down-on-TB-in-mines
Aid for Trade - does it help the poor?
12 March 2013 (IRIN ), Since the World Trade Organization launched its Aid for Trade initiative in 2005, an estimated US$200 billion dollars of development funding has been mobilized for the programme. But some NGOs are asking whether Aid for Trade really helps reduce poverty.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97630/Aid-for-Trade-does-it-help-the-poor
African migrants pay high prices to send money home
27 February 2013 (IRIN ), New data from the World Bank has revealed that African migrants pay more to send money home to their families than any other migrant group in the world.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97557/African-migrants-pay-high-prices-to-send-money-home
Analysis: Refugees aim for self-reliance, not hand-outs
6 February 2013 (IRIN ), On the streets of inner-city Johannesburg, refugees and asylum-seekers are participants in a thriving informal economy, plying their trade as tailors, barbers and street vendors.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97418/Analysis-Refugees-aim-for-self-reliance-not-hand-outs
Frederik Ngubane, stateless in South Africa: "It's like my future is on hold"
30 January 2013 (IRIN ), Frederik Ngubane, 22, returned to South Africa, the country of his birth, in 2009, after spending his entire childhood in Kenya and Uganda. An orphan, Ngubane had lost all contact with his South African relatives, and soon after arriving in the country he also lost his birth certificate, the only document proving his South African nationality. He has spent four years living as a stateless person, and is now losing hope that his situation will ever change.
http://www.irinnews.org/HOV/97373/Frederik-Ngubane-stateless-in-South-Africa-It-s-like-my-future-is-on-hold
Solving statelessness in Southern Africa
30 January 2013 (IRIN ), Frederik Ngubane was born in South Africa to South African parents 22 years ago but, lacking any proof of his origins or nationality, he lives a shadowy, marginal existence. He cannot travel, study or secure formal employment and has lost count of how many times he has been arrested for being undocumented.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97372/Solving-statelessness-in-Southern-Africa
South Africa searches for solutions to shack fires
23 January 2013 (IRIN ), One of the worst informal settlement fires in the history of Cape Town, South Africa, took place on New Year’s Day in the sprawling township of Khayelitsha, laying bare the complexities undermining efforts to end these frequent disasters.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97313/South-Africa-searches-for-solutions-to-shack-fires
Widespread flooding hits Southern Africa
22 January 2013 (IRIN ), Several Southern African countries are dealing with the effects of flooding following heavy rains over much of the region in the past week.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97305/Widespread-flooding-hits-Southern-Africa
In Brief: Staples, not export crops, key to tackling Africa’s poverty – report
18 January 2013 (IRIN ), Africa could reduce its poverty levels faster by focusing more on the production of staples rather than export crops, according to a study by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97278/In-Brief-Staples-not-export-crops-key-to-tackling-Africa-s-poverty-report
GLOBAL: Lessons in urbanizing from BRICS
10 January 2013 (IRIN ), In another four decades, urban residents will account for 66 percent of the population in developing countries, says the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97211/GLOBAL-Lessons-in-urbanizing-from-BRICS

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