sub-Saharan Africa


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sub-Saharan Africa

(sŭb″să-har′ăn)
The large region of Africa that lies S of the Sahara desert. Common infections in this region include malaria, meningitis, tuberculosis, HIV, and HIV/AIDS.
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On a regional level, sub-Saharan Africa is showing the biggest reduction in the overall tax rate since 2004, although this total rate is still higher than in other regions.
Africa's Pulse also found that fragility in a handful of countries is costing Sub-Saharan Africa over half a percentage point of growth per year.
They also happen to be the most populous countries of South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. class="MsoNormalHowever, the rates of poverty reduction are far greater in South Asia than sub-Saharan Africa, leading the World Bank to declare that this year Nigeria will overtake India in terms of having the most people living in extreme poverty that is, living on less than $1.90 a day.
The three-fold aim of the book, according to the author, is to first, discuss with several constituencies about the necessity to find alternative pathways to solve the monumental problems facing the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
As a consequence, while electricity demand in sub-Saharan Africa will grow exponentially, little thought has been put into understanding the long term implications of current investment.
Largely based on the country's success, auctions have emerged as the preferred tool to procure electricity and set renewable energy prices in sub-Saharan Africa, with installed solar PV generation capacity increasing ten-fold across the region between 2012 and 2016.
XON, a Systems Integrator throughout Sub-Saharan Africa established in 1996, designs, builds, operates, and manages information and communication technology (ICT) solutions created specifically for customers.
Tribune News Network Doha Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is set to continue on a recovery path in 2018 underpinned by higher commodity prices, robust global growth and the benefits of policy adjustment in earlier years, according to a Qatar National Bank (QNB) report.
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate with France-based utility firm EDF SA, the parent company of the EDF Group, on the power sectors of countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Carthage Cement has just announced that it has managed to win a contract for the export of 350,000 tons of Clinker to sub-Saharan Africa for the year 2018.
The project eyes increased Tunisian exports to the African continent; actually, the share of Sub-Saharan Africa (Ethiopia, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Gabon) does not exceed 2.2 % of total exports.