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News December 2014

The impact of the fracking technology for developing countries

The fracking revolution might have important negative impact for oil and conventional natural gas producers in the South but a positive one on consumer countries and owners of shale gas reserves, points out a British survey. In a study financed by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DfID) called “The development implications of the…

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Tanzania. Who is behind the recurrent explosions

Tanzania’s picture of a stable and peaceful country in a region prone to terrorist attacks has been tainted by recurrent explosions targeting Christian leaders, churches, tourists, businesses and sometimes Muslim preachers from the mainland. Almost all the recent attacks have occurred in the touristic Zanzibar Island and northern region of Arusha. The government has ruled…

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Ugandans impatiently await beginning of oil flow

The clock is ticking towards the flow of the first oil drop from the fields of Western Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Production for export is scheduled to start in 2017 but the country may start producing for local consumption a year earlier. Ugandan Crude oil reserves, the fourth…

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DR.Congo prepares to tap to the Lake Kivu gas bonanza

After Rwanda, the DR Congo is making steps to tap the Lake Kivu methane gas resource in order to develop power projects Twelve companies are bidding for the development of the first methane gas concession on the Congolese side, near Goma, which would involve the construction of a 20 MW power station. They are expected…

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Advocacy

Feeding people during the Covid-19 emergency.

With the declaration of the health emergency in Ecuador, all activities and services taking care of poor people were suspended. The experience of Caritas’ dining…

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Baobab

The Herons and the Tortoise.

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful lake, near a big mountain. There lived many animals in the water and on the banks of the…

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Youth & Mission

Young People lead the protest against racism, discrimination and social…

More and more young people are joining protests around the world and are playing an increasingly important role to protest against racism, discrimination and social inequality. Is…

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