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Angola: rehousing displaced families
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Angola: rehousing displaced families

More than 450 people will be re-housed in the capital Luanda in September after thousands of families were evicted from their informal settlements between 2004-2006 to make room for the construction of luxury homes. The forced evictions took place in the Luanda suburb of Kilamba Kiaxi on 28 August without […]

S. Africa and Cuba: joint ventures
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S. Africa and Cuba: joint ventures

In spite of the huge geographical distance setting them apart, these countries are working towards boosting their economic and commercial links, and raise them to the excellent level of their political relations. Rodolfo Salomón This is evident in successive visits by specialists, delegation exchange and implementation of bilateral business meetings, […]

World reality lessens stability in the Middle East
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World reality lessens stability in the Middle East

U.S. military and energy interests, obstacles for reforming the UN, the uncertain outcome of revolts in Arab countries and Islam phobia in Europe, are factors threatening stability in the Middle East today. Ulises Canales DOHA.- This is the conclusion reached by legislators, academics, researchers and other specialists who debated on […]

Slums: the globalisation of poverty
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Slums: the globalisation of poverty

More than 3.5 billion, one in two people, live in urban areas. The cause: the world economic crisis, the ravages of nature and the lack of political will from governments. Reina Magdariaga Larduet Around a billion people live in these places in inadequate housing, stated Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary General […]

Intimate Stories of Chad
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Intimate Stories of Chad

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, master of small conflicts and local stories, has become one of the leading story-writers from the African continent in just over a decade, thanks to four films shot in his country of origen, Chad. From the 13th May, the Frontline Club in London began screening the film by […]