Why Bill Gates is Optimistic About Africa

Updated: Thu 24 Jul, 11:49 am

Addressing students at Addis Ababa University, where he was presented with an honorary degree, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, set out why he is optimistic for Africa's … read more »

Agriculture - Nigeria's 'New Oil' - Game Changer & Tool for Peace

Updated: Wed 4 Jun, 06:55 pm

Dr. Akin Adesina, Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture, hails agri-business that also benefits small farmers as Nigeria's path to prosperity - in contrast to oil, which left most Nigerians in wretched … read more »

Why the Sahel Needs U.S. $1.6 Billion Again

Updated: Wed 20 Feb, 05:45 am 2013

Even though aid agencies estimate the number of people in the Sahel region at risk of going hungry this year has dropped, the 2013 regional strategy calls for U.S.$1.66 billion to help meet … read more »