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· March, 2010

Stories about Development from March, 2010

10 March 2010

Chile: Earthquake Reveals Social Inequalities

The quick burst of lawlessness that ensued after the February 27 earthquake in Chile sparked a national debate about the existing social and economic inequalities in the country.

7 March 2010

Ethiopian ‘aid for arms’ story sparks storm

The BBC sparked a storm this week with a story claiming millions of dollars sent to help starving people in Ethiopia's 1980s famine were used to buy arms by rebels.

Bulgaria: Protesting Against Seafront Construction in Varna

Ruslan Trad writes about Varna activists' fight against illegal construction on the seafront promenade - and against rampant corruption plaguing the country.

6 March 2010

Azerbaijan: Suspect real estate deals in Dubai

Haiti: More than a FAD

East Timor: Oil wealth and national survival

The oil coming from East Timor's oil fields is already the country's greatest source of revenue. Debates over potential changes to the Petroleum Law and the National Oil Company will...

5 March 2010

Kenya: The iHub launched in Nairobi

The iHub, an innovation center for techies, developers and innovators was launched in Nairobi this week. Several leading bloggers attended the event and here are their stories, photos and videos.

1 March 2010

South Africa: Is FIFA 2010 an opportunity for nation building?

Chile: Praise for Earthquake Preparedness

Chile was struck by a devastating earthquake this weekend. Despite the damage and the rising number of casualties, the international community has praised Chile's preparedness for this situation.

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