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Drought, hunger add to South Sudan's woes

AWEIL, South Sudan - A serious food crisis in the north of South Sudan is reaching critical levels, as a biting drought across much of east Africa serves up even more woes for the troubled country.

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Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar is a big deal in Africa, with companies like M-KOPA Solar and PEG Ghana making waves. Over in Uganda, another such company is seeing significant success from the model, even without external investment.

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Food aid arrives for Sudan

PORT SUDAN, Sudan - In support of its operations in Sudan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), welcomed the arrival of over 50,000 metric tons of assorted food commodities including sorghum, lentils and vegetable oil.

20 Oct 2016