National Times – She sat on an old wangle and rusted chair. Five nails had popped out of the wooden chair. Beaten by rain from the previous two weeks, and exposed to air, like all metals when exposed to air and water, the long frail nails used to cramp the roughed-sawed legs of the chairs had been gripped by rust.
National Times – Over the past three decades, the government of Cameroon has introduced a myriad of policies, from the ring roads, rural electrification, water and hygiene, and the millennium development goals programs to combat poverty and underdevelopment in rural parts of the country, but the issue of poor housing in rural areas has been largely overlooked.
A fake priest was able to hear confessions and perform wedding ceremonies for almost two decades before being unmasked, a Roman Catholic diocese in Spain revealed on Monday.
With wide streets, spacious villas, schools, supermarkets, a cinema, high-grade hotels and hot springs, Baoshan village in Pengzhou, Sichuan province, seems much like a bigger city or a tourist resort.
Eight years ago, Liz Whitehurst, then 25, was working in digital communications at a policy organization in Washington DC and dreaming of life outside a cubicle.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is likely to announce loan waivers worth billions of dollars to woo millions of farmers ahead of a general election, government sources said, after his ruling party suffered a rural drubbing in state polls.