Tag Archives: Africa

Should Africa Back World Trade Organisation Reforms?

Proposed changes could make an already unbalanced multilateral trading system even worse for developing countries.

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Five Reasons Why 2018 Was a Big Year for Paleontology

Dr. Julien Benoit discusses five important moments in paleontology you may have missed during 2018, and what they mean – particularly for Africa and its place in the story of human origins.

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Will Next Week’s Migration Compact be Global?

African countries should use the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration as a basis to develop better continental migration governance systems.

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Climate Change and Poverty in Africa

To withstand the inevitable natural disasters climate change will bring, better disaster risk management must start now.

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China’s Salami Slicing Takes Root in Africa

With the consent of African governments, China’s subtle but deliberate strategy is paying off.

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Leapfrogging Won’t Solve Africa’s Economic Woes

With its rapidly growing population, Africa should follow the tried-and-tested route of using manufacturing to achieve growth.

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What Exactly Are Foreign Troops Protecting in the Sahel?

Officially they are there to fight terror, but external interventions may be more about self-interest.

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Democracy and Economics in Africa: The Circle of Growth

To unlock sustained growth across countries and cultures, regular leadership and policy renewal is needed.

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Russia and Africa Meet Again

Amid changing geopolitical dynamics, Africa is both searching for and being courted by new strategic partners.

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Will Egypt-Ethiopia-Sudan Diplomacy Placate Other Nile Countries?

Unless all potential beneficiaries find a way to share the Nile water conflict will continue.

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