Posts tagged ‘Sub-Saharan Africa’

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal’s coast Forum Article

    How to help Africa’s resource sector

    The recent acceleration in growth rates across much of sub-Saharan Africa may not be purely commodity-driven… more

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    How Africa’s cities are the key to growth

    On the periphery of Lagos, Nigeria, lies Makoko, a burgeoning slum community perched on a lagoon. Residents… more

  • Workers level the earth on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway construction project in Athi River Forum Article

    3 ways to improve Africa’s infrastructure

    Tremendous efforts are under way to upgrade sub-Saharan Africa’s infrastructure. But the needs on the… more

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    Top 10 most gender equal countries in sub-Saharan Africa

    Rwanda heads the regional rankings and is the only country from the sub-Saharan area to be placed among… more

  • 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)… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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-growi… 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… 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… more

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    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… 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… more

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    Is China a friend of Africa?

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