Saharan Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 8th, 2014
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By Semahagn Gashu Abebe (PhD) President Obama has convened a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first such event of its kind. This Summit aimed at strengthen ties between the United States and Africa , which is one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing regions. On August 5, the Summi...
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Jun 20th, 2014
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By Robert Rotberg, Christian Science Monitor Africa is booming based on commodities sales. But buyers like China are not transferring ‘know how.’ Without more of a middle class and new Mandela-like leaders, things could go sideways. Sub-Saharan Africa is indeed rising. Thanks to Chinese d...
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Jan 9th, 2013
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African Leadership for Child Survival: A Promise Renewed ADDIS ABABA / NEW YORK / WASHINGTON D.C. - Since 1990, the number of child deaths in sub-Saharan Africa has dropped by 39%. Many African countries are within reach of the 2015 millennium development goal to reduce the under-five mortality rate ...
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Sep 19th, 2012
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Chika Ezeanya Transparency International has defined corruption as ‘the abuse of power for private gains’. Corruption can occur in several forms, but this paper focuses on what Hellman and Jones call ‘administrative corruption’, or the use of ‘private payments to public officials to distort the presc...
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May 15th, 2012
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he International Monetary Fund (IMF) today released the May 2012 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa . Ms. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Director of the IMF’s African Department, commented on the report’s main findings: “Despite difficult external conditions, output in sub-Saharan Af...
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Apr 12th, 2012
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Africa is poised for economic success, but its people need to stop being so pessimistic about its chances, President Jacob Zuma said on South Africa should be gateway to Africa: Ambassador South Africa should be gateway to Africa: Ambassador “We need Africans to stop being pessimistic about the...
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Apr 5th, 2012
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By Jacqueline Musiitwa The world in which we live is a chaotic place. The triple trauma of the food, fuel, and financial crisis has wreaked havoc in a number of unsuspecting economies. Bailouts and all manner of rescue packages are sweeping across Europe and North America, even as recessions, high un...
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Jan 24th, 2012
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(BBC)Uganda’s government has survived protests over the cost of living As the people of Egypt and Tunisia mark the first anniversary of the revolutions which toppled their long-time leaders, leading to popular uprisings elsewhere in the Arab world, Malawian academic Jimmy Kainja asks: Is it tim...