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- Query on reasons for polygamy
- A dialog on the Africa-L list, February 1995. First hand
experiences; a discussion of literary sources and of
- Columnist's Lazy Assumptions Breed
- By Ibrahim Hooper, Council on American-Islamic
Relations, 17 January 1998. Strong reaction to suggested
existence of slavery in contemporary Sudan.
- Conflict, Poverty Hamper Return of African
- By Philip Ngunjiri, IPS, 8 March 1999. Brain drain
depletes Africa's petit bourgoisie.
- Poverty On the Rise Despite Economic
- By Judith Achieng‘, IPS, 16 March 1999. More than
half of Eastern and Southern Africa's 360 million
people still live on less than one US Dollar a day, four
years after their leaders committed themselves to
eradicating poverty at the World Summit on Social
- Millions Will Remain Unemployed, Unless
Economy Picks Up
- By Philip Ngunjiri, IPS, 19 March 1999. Lalla Ben Barka,
deputy executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission
for Africa (ECA), says employment has not kept pace with
the increased labour supply.