Charity Atter’s maid, Eva, lowers a bucket tied with a yellow rope deep into a well and waits about two minutes for the water to collect inside. Atter, a 37-year- old widow who lives in one of the fast-growing suburbs of Ghana’s capital, has been relying on well water for three years.
Tropical Storm Igor, which stalled today over the eastern Atlantic off the Cape Verde Islands, will begin heading toward the Caribbean later in the day before strengthening tomorrow, meteorologists said.
Kenya plans to issue a sovereign bond in the second half of the year, raising as much as $1 billion as investor interest grows after a peaceful election last week, Finance Minister Robinson Githae said.
Rwanda, Cape Verde and Zambia led the 27 sub-Saharan African countries that improved their position in the World Bank’s Doing Business survey, a report that measures the ease of conducting business in 183 countries.