Africa

OECD History

OECD History

The emergence The OECD has its origins in the cooperation required to rebuild the severely wounded Europe after World War II. In 1948, 18 European countries, including Sweden, formed the Organization for European Economic Cooperation (OEEC) with the task of…
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Zambia 2012

Zambia Population 1960 - 2021

Yearbook 2012 Zambia. The nation exploded in wild joy when the Zambia football national team took home the African championship for the first time in February. The copper balls, as the team is called, won after dramatic penalty kicks in…
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Uganda 2012

Uganda Population 1960 - 2021

Yearbook 2012 Uganda. In February, two ministers accused of corruption resigned. They claimed that the business they had with an entrepreneur in the capital Kampala had been approved by President Yoweri Museveni, which he denied. The MP who had proposed…
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Tunisia 2012

Tunisia Population 1960 - 2021

Yearbook 2012 Tunisia. In the aftermath of the so-called Jasmine Revolution in 2011, many Tunisians expressed their disappointment at missing changes. Some, including academics and miners, demonstrated during the spring under the auspices of the union against the high unemployment….
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Togo 2012

Togo Population 1960 - 2021

Yearbook 2012 Togo. Parliamentary elections were scheduled in October but postponed due to contradictions between the opposition and the government on the electoral law. Another opposition requirement was that President Faure GnassingbĂ© should not be eligible for re-election in 2015….
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Sudan 2012

Sudan Population 1960 - 2021

Yearbook 2012 Sudan. The division of the country continued to characterize political and economic development. Trouble ensued over transit fees on oil that South Sudan exports through Sudan. South Sudan accused Sudan of stealing oil and shut down its oil…
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