The country’s unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.
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Mary Namakando digs out facts and ratings on one of Southern Africa’s most politically stable countries and probes President Sata’s grapple with corruption.
Nick Megoran revisits one of the poorest of the former Soviet republics and finds that instability, corruption and ethnic tensions remain.
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A profile of one of the world’s most frequently colonized and loosely assembled nation-states.
Hadani Ditmars finds a battered and divided country where young people strive for a progressive future.
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A profile of Africa’s smallest and most densely populated country.
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Until the beginning of this year, the West African nation seemed like an island of calm in a troubled region. Then everything changed…
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