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Intra-African trade can boost African economies

Intra-African trade can boost African economies and their profitability http://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/august-november-2017/integrated-africa-boon-private-sector You may also be interested in: Agriculture is transforming Africa…

Future of jobs and skills in Africa

Article on the future of jobs and skills in Africa https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-future-of-jobs-and-skills-in-africa-preparing-the-region-for-the-fourth-industrial-revolution   You may also be interested in: Agriculture is…

Africa needs her Lee Kuan Yew

At some point in my life i lived in Jalan Rumbia, a small road in Singapore, not too far from…

South Africa: Social Policy in Africa

On 20-22 November, University of South Africa, Tshwane, will organize Social Policy in Africa conference titled “Social Policy in Africa’s…

The dividends of proper nutrition

Let’s assume that two variables called X and Y are related to one another. X could be corruption and Y…

Quality data needed

In a meeting with government officials, a senior official from a prestigious international organization (IO) presented a country report. This…

Between lack and plenty: the problems of nutrition

“Almost every country in the world now faces a serious nutrition-related challenge”. Some of have too much and some have…

What Africa needs–the APP version

In a previous post we noted that Africa needs roads, railways, bridges…true. It also needs libraries. Development needs innovation, innovation…

Getting it right

The IMF said that African economies were growing but not as much as they had done in recent years. A…

What Africa needs

“Roads and railways, bridges and harbours – that’s what we need” http://allafrica.com/stories/201711020001.html You may also be interested in: Targeting neglected…

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