Archive for: October, 2014

Mining revenue: New hope for Malawi?

Mining revenue: New hope for Malawi?   As one of the least economically developed countries in the world, Malawi is working on increasing investor-friendliness and hoping deposits of coal and uranium can help provide much-needed resources.

Filling classrooms with poorly trained teachers undercuts education gains, warns UN

Filling classrooms with poorly trained teachers undercuts education gains, warns UN   UN news sources highlight that about four million teachers are needed if universal primary education (an MDG) is to be met by 2015. In sub-Saharan Africa, this will cost an extra $5.2B annually.

How a phone app is changing childbirth in Africa

How a phone app is changing childbirth in Africa   A mobile phone app is reducing mortality related to childbirth by providing birth attendants with instruction and support on regular and complicated births.

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