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To save Africa, we need a heavy tax on children
The finger pointing continues about who “ate” or didn’t eat maize, and further endangered the lives of the 10 million Kenyans who face starvation. By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO (Daily Nation, 02/25/200... Read More...

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Africa, globalisation and reparations
Africa initiated the globalisation of labour without having much control over it. By Prof. Ali A. Mazrui (Daily Monitor, 09/27/2008) Read More...

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The World Must Not Forget Africa During This Crisis
As the world struggles with the most serious financial turmoil of the post-war era, attention has focused on the advanced and emerging-market .By Dominique Strauss-Kahn (IMF, 02/10/2009) Read More...

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Women's land rights can help battle hunger in Africa
I PASS a poster on my way to work in London every morning that never fails to surprise me, writes Liesl Gerntholtz(Boston.com 03/19/2009) Read More...

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OP-ED: Africa cannot lay claim on Barack Obama
There’s an understandable excitement at the prospect of somebody other than the usual suspects occupying the White House- By Alagi Yorro Jallow (AllGambian.net, 08/06/2008) Read More...

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Will the economic crisis affect governance and conflicts in Africa?
World economic growth in 2009 is expected to decline to its slowest rate since the Great Depression. By Jorge Arbache (AfricaCan 02/23/2009) Read More...

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Finally, anti-HIV microbicides research gives hope
The anti-HIV microbicides research has finally given a positive outcome - By Bobby Ramakant (OpEdNews.com, 02/25/2009) Read More...

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Why Imperialism Needs Proxies to Do Its Dirty Work in Africa
The Reluctance of Africans to embrace AFRICOM. By Mark P. Fancher (OpEdNews.com 02/18/2009) Read More...

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Will Africa Let Sudan Off the Hook?
Implications of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan's arrest by the International Criminal Court. By Desmond Tutu (The New York Times, 03/02/2009) Read More...

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What the global cash crisis means for Africa
Effects of the global financial crisis and the IMF's efforts at salvaging it within Africa. By Antoinette M. Sayeh (Sunday Monitor 03/01/2009) Read More...

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'The Resource Curse': Why Africa's Oil Riches ...
Africa is cursed -- with riches. In an era of rising petroleum prices, African oil is drawing new interest from major companies around the globe. (Knowledge@Wharton, 10/31/2007) Read More...

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Four Easy Pieces
AT a time when Africa could achieve so much success in escaping poverty, America's strategy for helping the continent is in a shambles. By Jeffrey D. Sachs(06/25/2005) Read More...

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Africa 2009: Responding to the global financial crisis
The impact of the global economic crisis on Africa’s development prospects is already evident with growth in 2009 expected to average 3.3% roughly half its average since the beginning of the decade. ... Read More...

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Microinsurance Innovation Facility calls for new proposals
In the field of Microfinance, the new product, Microinsurance attract the attention from development practitioner. ILO supports this movement to protect the working poor. (ILO, 02/17/2009) Read More...

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Microfinance and the real economy: impacts and outcomes of the global economic crisis
The current economic and social crisis provides an opportunity to re-think values and business models in finance. ILO Online spoke with Bernd Balkenhol, chief of the ILO’s Social Finance Programme. (I... Read More...

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Number Of Unemployed Women To Soar
Number of unemployed women to soar amid Economic Crisis, warns UN agency. (Scoop, 03/07/2009) Read More...

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Africa must create its own biotechnology agenda
Building public support for genetically modified crops in sub-Saharan Africa means developing a homegrown solution to the region's own needs. By David Dickson(06/12/2007) Read More...

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Poverty And Land Ownership
The right to own land is one of the keys to breaking the cycle of poverty, and a cornerstone of a free market democracy. ( VOA News.com01/07/2009) Read More...

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In the fifty years following the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, anthropology as a discipline has embraced a predominantly ethical... Read More...

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Africa and Globalization
No other region has suffered during this period of globalisation as Africa has. African countries now face all the usual problems associated with this economic phenomenon. By James Mutethia ( Global ... Read More...

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Into Africa: China's Grab for Influence and Oil
Amid festering concerns about China's burgeoning global power, Beijing has firmly set its sights on expanding its influence in Africa. By Peter Brookes (The Heritage Foundation 02/09/2007) Read More...

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Africa risks losing gains
The Director of the Africa Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms Antoinette Sayeh, has said that the slowdown in the global economy, depicted by declining commodity prices and tighte... Read More...

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IMF warns of slow African growth
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that Africa's economic growth will be affected by the continuing world downturn. (BBC 03/09/2009) Read More...

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Malaria eradication in Africa receives boost
Multinational Telecommunication Network (MTN) will soon unveil a new malaria eradication campaign programme to drastically reduce malaria deaths in Africa. By GNA(Myjoyonline.com 03/07/2009) Read More...

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Feature: Africa, what is wrong? Leadership!!
Over the past decades development practitioners, economists and politicians have tried various measures and approaches to address and fix Africa’s socio economic challenges, but not enough have been a... Read More...

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UN calls for end to violence against women
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called for greater international action to end violence against women saying; (Myjoyonline 03/05/2009) Read More...

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Poor being hit by crisis says IMF
The world's poorest countries are beginning to be hit by the global financial crisis, warns the International Monetary Fund (IMF). (BBC 03/04/2009) Read More...

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Drug barons discover Africa
The price of cocaine is falling as traffickers use unstable nations such as Guinea as conduits. Perhaps the EU should stop them By Caroline Sourt (The Guardian o3/01/2009) Read More...

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HIPC countries risk losing gains - Foon
Mr Momodou Foon, Acting Director General of West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), on Monday said post-HIPC countries risked losing the gains made through debt forgiven... Read More...

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Africa: Getting the Continent on the Obama Agenda
George Clooney's meeting to discuss Darfur with Vice President Joe Biden and with President Barack Obama Monday night at the White House provided one of the first glimmers of Africa involvement from t... Read More...

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