Diana Rhudick · May, 2011

Latest posts by Diana Rhudick from May, 2011

Lebanon: “Mabrouk” to Lebanese Women

Rita Chemaly congratulates Lebanese women on recent progress toward gender equality in Lebanese law. Several laws have been modified to grant women more rights in the areas of income tax, inheritance, and social security. To read her post, Mabrouk! [congratulations], click here.

Sub-Saharan Africa: Fighting Malaria, 2011 Report

  8 May 2011

On the occasion of World Malaria Day, April 25, 2011, the blog santelog.com reports: “Although funds to combat malaria have increased significantly since 2003, current levels of funding have reached US$1.6 billion annually, approximately only 25% of the estimated amount required to reach the goals of the RBM [Roll Back...

Sub-Saharan Africa: Surge in Use of Mobile Phones

  6 May 2011

André-Michel Essoungou writes the following on the site reseautelecom.com: “According to the ITU [International Telecommunication Union], investments in the African mobile phone sector, the prime mover of information and communication technologies, went from US$8.1 billion in 2005 to nearly US$70 billion today. These technologies are about to become the driving...

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