Is good news about Africa no news?

From This Is Africa Mon Jan 14 2013, 12:40:00

'[The town] has traffic lights that actually work. The roads are largely smooth and well-planned, so that the raucous traffic chaos that is normally associated with the country is remarkable by its absence. Yes, I was accosted by one beggar, and a windscreen cleaner made an unsolicited attempt to "clean" a windscreen that needed no cleaning. But by and large, the town goes about its daily business in an orderly fashion, with citizens who seem to know where their state is going, and who are therefore confident that whatever problems they encounter today, are doomed, before long, to be consigned into oblivion'

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