Malawi: Realizing the Potential of Safety Nets in Malawi
Josephine Mandere, 68, could not believe her luck when her fellow villagers chose her to be one of the ultra-poor people to benefit from the social cash transfer program. It meant… Read more »
December 28, 2017
Africa: Tackling Inequality By 'Lifting Stones'
"If you wish to move mountains tomorrow, you must start by lifting stones today"--so goes an African proverb, crystallising the solutions to the continent's socioeconomic… Read more »
Africa: Corporate Boardrooms - Where Are the Women?
When a woman rises to the top rung of the traditionally all-male corporate ladder in Africa, it's front-page news because women's progress in business leadership on the continent… Read more »
December 26, 2017
Africa: Africa Grapples With Huge Disparities in Education
At the dawn of independence, incoming African leaders were quick to prioritize education on their development agendas. Attaining universal primary education, they maintained, would… Read more »
December 19, 2017
Africa: Combating Africa's Inequalities
Nelson Mandela, shortly after becoming the first democratically elected president of South Africa, spoke to both his countrymen and women--indeed, for Africans everywhere--when he… Read more »
Africa: Closing Africa's Wealth Gap
From "Africa Reeling" to "Africa Rising," there's a new narrative for the African continent, now showing promising signs of sustainable growth under more stable governments. Read more »
Africa: Young African Women Turn to Coding
At Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Angela Koranteng was an accomplished student with a special dream. At a time when few women were breaking the gender barrier… Read more »
April 17, 2017
Africa: Linking Smallholder Farmers to Banks
Rita Kimani, 25, is one of the young leaders designated by the United Nations to help promote the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among fellow youth. Through her… Read more »
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