AfricaFocus (Washington, DC)

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  • Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone - Losing Out [analysis]

    According to World Bank estimates in December, Sierra Leone is the country that has suffered the greatest economic losses from the impact of Ebola. Economic growth, estimated at a... Read more »



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November 19, 2014

  • West Africa: Past Time for BandAids [analysis]

    Although the new BandAid30 single may raise millions, some of which may actually aid in fighting Ebola, it is also prompting an unusually high level of criticism for its... Read more »



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October 20, 2014

  • Africa: Decent Work Agenda

    "While economic growth is laudable, the ["Africa Rising"] narrative does not address the role of unions and workers in pressing for economic and political justice, and it... Read more »



October 14, 2014



October 07, 2014

  • Africa: Africa - Ebola Perspectives [analysis]

    At one level, the challenge posed by Ebola is immediate, direct, and even simple. Health professionals know what needs to be done; the issue is committing enough resources quickly... Read more »



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September 16, 2014

  • Africa: Tracing the Oil Money

    From 2011 to 2013, the governments of [ten oil-producing African countries] sold over 2.3 billion barrels of oil. These sales, worth more than $250 billion, equal a staggering 56... Read more »



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August 11, 2014

  • Africa: Investment for Whom? [analysis]

    "While governance remains an issue for many African countries, structural deficiencies in the U.S. financial system are just as responsible for driving the outflow of illicit... Read more »

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