The South African government needs to deliver housing and education

It is imperative for the government of South Africa to be seen to be delivering quality housing, education, health and jobs for its people.

 

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The Hands of the Prime Minister: An illustrated conversation with Haiti’s longest-serving head of government

Before Laurent Lamothe created LSL World Initiative, he was the Prime Minister of ‪‎Haiti‬. During his tenure as Prime Minister, he had to find innovative methods of mobilising additional revenue for the state in order to fund their ‪‎development‬ projects.

 

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Electricity is crucial for development—LSL can help light up Africa

One of the areas which is crucially important for economic and social development in any country is the energy supply sector.  Africa continues to engage with the challenge of electricity supply and access but economic growth is only possible when the power sector is in line with the national development plans of the country concerned.

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Improve electricity in Burkina Faso through innovative financing

The slow rate of electricity installations in Burkina Faso could in part be responsible for the economic problems faced by this country.

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Technology can mobilise additional revenue for improved healthcare in Africa

Many African communities lack clean water.  This means that illnesses caused by poor hygiene are common in these communities. To add to this, there are not enough healthcare facilities in Africa to look after all these sick people. 

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Nigerian government urged to look at Innovative Strategies to finance healthcare

The Nigerian government need to ensure the proper governance of the telecommunications by installing efficient ICT technology systems. This will go a long way towards ensuring good health and quality of life for all in Nigeria. An added benefit will be the investors the country will attract with its orderly and well-managed sectors of the economy.

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ICT's can help governments bring people out of poverty

With proper use, implementation and innovative strategies, ICT's can help governments bring their people out of extreme poverty. Governments can use technology to overcome chronic hurdles in education, health care, environmental sustainability, agricultural management and many other areas.

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Every time you call Haiti, you are financing ‘School for All”

Four years after the launch of the PSUGO (Programme de Scolarisation Universelle, Gratuite et Obligatoire) the Director-General of National Education in Haiti, Rénold Telfort, has announced that more than 6,8 billion gourdes had been spent on schooling subsidies between 2011 and 2015.

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LSL can help with debt relief for African countries

African countries can continue to support socio-economic projects while not increasing already-existing foreign aid debt or needing to borrow more money. 

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LSL can help mobilise the Ugandan diaspora via innovative financing for development

Uganda borrows mostly to facilitate economic infrastructural development, largely from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the African Development Bank, China Exim Bank and Japan.  World Bank (2013) data places Uganda’s current external debt at Ush3.7 trillion (USD4 billion)

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