Posts tagged ‘Sub-Saharan Africa’

  • Malian pupils study during a French language class during a French language lesson in Mali’s capital Bamako. Forum Article

    How can every child get an education?

    The odds are weighed heavily against achieving the target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of ensuring… more

  • Kirore, a creative director at Planet Rackus works on MA3Racer, a 2D mobile game inside his studio in Kenya’s capital Nairobi Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in sub-Saharan Africa

    The sub-Saharan African region has provided something of a silver lining in an otherwise broadly felt global economic… more

  • A Zimbabwe Stock Exchange official works on a computer after the close of trade in Harare Forum Article

    What is driving growth in Africa?

    Some argue that growth across Africa is fundamentally a result of rising commodity prices and that if these prices were… more

  • A Zimbabwean trader sells fruit and vegetables at a rural marketplace in Domboshava outside the capital Harare Forum Article

    Africa opens the gates to cross-border trade

    If you are woman in sub-Saharan Africa and you live and work in a rural area, you are probably a trader. You are likely… more

  • A health inspection and quarantine researcher (L) demonstrates to customs policemen the symptoms of Ebola, at a laboratory at an airport in Qingdao Forum Article

    What can be done about the root cause of Ebola?

    In Sub-Saharan Africa, any child with a fever should receive immediate medical care to prevent death from malaria or… more

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    Why Africa needs more humanitarian action

    Africa is changing dramatically – and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the US finally seeming determined… more

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    Why Africa needs a data revolution

    Since the term “data revolution” was introduced, there has been a flurry of activity to define, develop, and… more

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    How Africa can achieve inclusive growth

    Euphoria abounds in much of Africa nowadays, and rightly so. Seven of the world’s 10 fastest-growing countries are… more

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    Who’s coming to the World Economic Forum on Africa?

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

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    Three priorities for better healthcare in Africa

    When people think of emerging markets, it’s the BRICs that come to mind. But I believe that many African countries… more

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    The economy in 2014: slow growth, short tails

    The global economy had another difficult year in 2013. The advanced economies’ below-trend growth continued, with… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can we end corruption in leadership?

    The Survey on the Global Agenda 2014 tells us that people in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa are particularly… more

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    How can we make sure every child goes to school?

    For far too long, the cause of universal education has taken a back seat to other great international movements for… more

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    Is China a friend of Africa?

    For many developing countries, foreign direct investment is viewed as something very positive. International companies… more

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    The free-trade charade

    Though nothing has come of the World Trade Organization’s Doha Development Round of global trade negotiations since… more

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    Invest in family planning, escape poverty

    Insofar as spending on family planning leads to lower fertility rates and smaller numbers of children, it can ease the… more

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    World Population Day 2012: 7 billion and counting

    To celebrate World Population Day we have selected some of the most interesting and impacting questions, data and… more

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    Africa, the continent of opportunity

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2012

    , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia