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96% of Gaza’s water unfit for use

Some 96 per cent of Gaza’s underground water is unusable as it does not comply with global standards, the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) said yesterday. In a statement, the authority said that the water situation…

Journalists urge freedom for Al Jazeera staff

Protesters take to Nairobi streets to send message to Egyptian government: ‘You silence one of us, you silence us all.’ Anger over the incarceration of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt poured onto the streets of…

Corruption across EU ‘breathtaking’ – EU Commission

The extent of corruption in Europe is “breathtaking” and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn Euros (£99bn) annually, the European Commission says. EU Home Affairs Commissioner, Cecilia Malmstroem, has presented a full report…

Why Nigeria’s development is slow – UN agency

UNIDO plans to help Nigeria diversify its economy The United Nation Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, on Thursday attributed Nigeria’s slow paced development to inconsistency in the country’s industrial policy. UNIDO is a specialised agency of the United Nations…