Africa: Africans Live A Decade Longer Than in 1990, But...
The level of human development in Sub-Saharan Africa, judged by how long people live for, how well they are educated and how much they earn, has improved by more than a third in… Read more »
Africa: African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty
Gambia's Vice President and Minister for Women's Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing poverty and has delivered incredible gains… Read more »
October 13, 2017
Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Challenging Economic Outlook - World Bank
Sub-Saharan Africa's economies are experiencing a modest recovery, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region expected to rise to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent… Read more »
October 06, 2017
Africa: UN Publishes Pioneering Study on Gap Between Rich and Poor
The widest gaps in income between the rich and the poor in Africa are to be found in five southern African nations, as well as the Comores and the Central African Republic, says a… Read more »
June 30, 2017
Central African Republic: Long Story, Short - The Hows and Whys of the Conflict in CAR
The current armed conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) began in 2012 when rebel groups from the north of the country came together as the Seleka (alliance), launched a… Read more »
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