ABIDJAN - Africans are seeing a steady improvement in the quality of their lives, with some countries even nearing world averages, says a wide-ranging report out Monday on the continent's future.

The Inequality report released by Oxfam International on Wednesday, revealed that the combine wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end extreme poverty in the country.

Amolatar/Apac — An estimated 1,095 pupils in primary schools in Apac and Amolatar districts dropped out of school last term due to hunger as starvation in the drought prone districts reaches worryi

High levels of inequality across Africa have prevented much of the benefits of recent growth from reaching the continent’s poorest people. To combat inequality in Africa, political and business leaders have to shape a profoundly different type of economy.

The biggest challenge for India is the dual fight of containing a 'developing' country's health concerns while a flare-up of 'developed' world disorders are its doorstep. On one hald India is combating basic health concerns such as malnutrition, low immunization rates, hygiene, sanitation and infectious diseases.

The objective of eliminating poverty in all its dimensions such that every citizen has access to a minimum standard of food, education, health, clothing, shelter, transportation and energy has been at the heart of India’s development efforts since Independence.

Harare - Cash-strapped Zimbabwe's latest plan to have parents pay school fees in goats has got some Zimbabweans up in arms - but not everyone thinks it's a bad idea.

LORENGELUP, Kenya, April 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In this part of northwest Kenya, one of the worst droughts in years has left the land littered with carcasses of dead livestock – even hard

Some 400 million people, a tenth of Asia Pacific's population, live on less than $1.90 a day - the global definition of extreme poverty - despite the region's impressive economic growth, the United

The report finds that although average human development improved significantly across all regions from 1990 to 2015, one in three people worldwide continue to live in low levels of human development, as measured by the Human Development Index.

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