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Fund African research and consider progress studies

The proposal to introduce a new discipline of “Progress Studies” is worth consideration.

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Africa: Culture and Doing Business in Africa (I)

I present a cultural framework for investing in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Time to invest in smart agriculture

The area available for agriculture in the country is continuing to decrease. If Zimbabwe wants to expand or maintain its current food output, there is need to increase productivity.

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GERD: The Washington briefing

The three countries in the middle of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have been meeting in Washington to find an equitable solution

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Gearing up for the World Youth Forum

Egypt’s third edition of the 2019 World Youth Forum (WYT) will be held from 14 to 17 December in the Red Sea tourist resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.

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Africa: Climate Crisis Tears Through Southern Africa With At Least Nine Million Facing Acute Food Insecurity

Critical humanitarian aid is needed to rescue plunging food security and save the lives of millions of climate-shocked people across southern Africa.

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Fostering jobs, entrepreneurship, and capacity development for African youth: the time for disruption is now!

“There is no greater asset to Africa than its youth,” a statement that has been repeatedly proclaimed, but the continent still has a long way to go.

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Why enhancing food safety and quality in Africa is critical

Sustaining life and promoting good health requires access not only to adequate but also to safe and nutritious food.

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Home-grown solutions key to Africa’s development agenda

Some intellectuals have been suggesting that knowledge is the same everywhere, so it is wrong to speak in terms of indigenous knowledge as if it is distinct from all other knowledge.

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The future of learning in a globalised world

Volodymyr Charushyn (16) at the wood carving lesson at his education complex for children with hearing disabilities in Ukraine. He is a grantee of UPSHIFT Ukraine

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Harnessing technology

The 2019 African Economic Conference (AEC), held in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh between 2 and 4 December and organised by the African Development Bank (AFDB),

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GERD: Take two

Egyptian, Sudanese and Ethiopian irrigation ministers met in Cairo this week for the second of four ministerial and technical negotiations.

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