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· April, 2011

Stories about Development from April, 2011

Nigeria Votes 2011: Opinions From the Polls

Nigerians voted yesterday in the third presidential election since the nation transitioned to civilian rule in 1999. Thus far, the election has widely been declared a success, with only sporadic...

Laos: Controversial Xayaburi Dam

Ghana: Bloggers React to Demeaning and Misleading Article

On April 8, 2011, Ghanaians came across a very demeaning and disgraceful article titled “Inside the criminal world of Ghana's e-mail scam gangs” by Thomas Morton, which got featured on...

Is Empowering Women Key to Eradicating Global Hunger?

As global food prices continue to remain high, with potential increases on the horizon because of soaring oil prices and supply concerns, experts says that there is one often-overlooked solution...

El Salvador: Economic Well-Being Tied to Support for Democracy

Gabon: Movement in the Petroleum sector

While the rest of the world searches for alternatives to petrol, it is the basis of almost the entire economy of countries like Gabon. Several months ago the country was rocked...

Gabon: Issues in the Oil industry Sector

On Monday, April 8, oil industry workers returned to work following an announcement made to AFP by Arnauld Engandji, spokes-person for ONEP (the National Organization for Petrol Industry Workers), stating...

Portugal: Squatting an Empty School in Porto

Cambodia: Durian statue in Kampot

Brazil: The Wikicity of Porto Alegre

Laos: Vientiane Vision 2030

Afghanistan: Violence against Aid Workers

Guatemala's “Mobile Phone Democracy”

East Timor: Satire on expats working in development

Russia: Anti-Corruption iPad Application Beats “Angry Birds”

Jamaica: Environment Under Siege

China: Maps Showing Earthquake Zone and Nuclear Plant

Bangladesh: Pedaling The Path To Empowerment

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