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China's Africa Strategy
The authors discuss how and why China has begun to play a larger role in Africa. They also offer possible implications of the increased Sino influence both in terms of Africa’s development and Americ... Read More...


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Why Foreign Aid Has Failed . . . and How to Fix It
After fifty years and more than two trillion dollars in aid, the West has strikingly little to show for its efforts in alleviating global poverty. Why has foreign aid so often failed to achieve result... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Carin Norberg
IA-Forum speaks with Carin Norberg about the development challenges of African countries and the role of The Nordic Africa Institute and Africa- Scandinavia relationships. By Ngoasong Michael Zisuh. (... Read More...


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Lecture Notes: Avoiding a Water War in the Nile Basin, David Shinn
Notes from a lecture by former Ambassador David Shinn regarding water issues in the Nile basin. From the Director’s Colloquia Series, Los Alamos National Laboratory. (3/16/2006) Read More...


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The Black Man's Burden
Dr. Gary K. Busch breaks down the cost poor infrastructure has on African development. (Ocnus.net, 3/21/06) Read More...


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Anti-Humanitarian Aid
The moral case for ending assistance to Africa. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (first published on Reason Online, 03/10/2006) Read More...


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Launching the Trade Liberation Movement
The authors look the obstacles to free trade - and fine some amidst the very proponents of the idea. The WTO negotiations may be stalled, but there are - if few - alternatives. By George A. Pieler and... Read More...


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The West Can't Save Africa
While the West concentrates on Africa's spectacular problems and their victims, it ignores everyday Africans and the potential for their success. By William Easterly. (Washington Post, 2/13/2006) Read More...


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Nongovernmental Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa
Published by The Swedish NGO Foundation for Human Rights and International Human Rights Internship Program, 1996. Read More...


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Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa - COMESA
Promotes regional economic integration through trade and investments in Eastern and Southern Africa Read More...


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Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
UN regional commission to support economic and social development, foster regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa's development. Read More...


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Minority Rights Group International
Working to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities. Read More...


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New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
An initiative by African leaders designed to address the current challenges facing Africa, such as poverty, underdevelopment and the continued marginalisation of Africa countries. Read More...


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Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)
An organization designed to harmonise economic development among the countries in Southern Africa. Read More...


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Poverty in Africa
Online publication of the World Bank's Africa Region and deals with monitoring and measuring poverty keeps a Household Survey Databank, contains resources and support for people working to understand ... Read More...


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The Nordic Africa Institute
Serves as a research, documentation and information centre on modern Africa for the Nordic countries. The Institute also encourages research and studies on Africa in the Nordic countries and co-operat... Read More...


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African Publishers Network Online
The African Publishers Network brings together national publishers associations from 43 countries in Africa. Read More...


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Roads Can Go a Long Way in Fighting Hunger
Firmino Mucavele, Chief Executive, NEPAD Secretariat asserted that overcoming a lack of infrastructure and the resulting post-harvest losses are key to fighting hunger in Africa. (World Economic Forum... Read More...


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Africa rising in partnership with China
Just over a decade ago, invite a Chinese company to do business in Africa and you would most likely be considered mad. Now, more and more Africans are turning to China for their imports and to attract... Read More...


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NEWSMAKER: Condoleezza Rice
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks with Jim Lehrer about the North Korea six-party talks, Iraq, and the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. by Jim Lehrer (Online NewsHour, 28 Jul 2005.) Read More...


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Plans to Expand Security Council May Be Frustrated for Now
In this article, Warren Hoge reports on the vaious attempts to expand the security council, in particualr the proposal prepared by the G-4 nations of Brazil, India, Japan and Germany. Hoge writes th... Read More...


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Seize the moment to turn Africa around
President Bush’s aid offer to Africa is an excellent start, however, Mr. Bush should reconsider British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s plan to double aid to Africa in what would be the most historically ... Read More...


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Penny-wise, Pound-foolish
The author comments on the lack of U.S. security involvement in the oil and raw materials rich Africa where China is making trade inroads. He shows that the Commander of USEUCOM is lobbying the Bush ... Read More...


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A First Step on African Aid
In the upcoming G-8 Summit in Scotland, President Bush must go beyond the usual rhetoric of promising hope to Africa, he must deliver. (New York Times, 14/06/05) Read More...


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United States can't afford to be so stingy with humanitarian aid.
Considering all the political turmoil British Prime Minister Tony Blair has gone through over supporting President Bush’s War in Iraq, the American president should have been more willing to assist hi... Read More...


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A noose, not a bracelet
The author argues that pleading for the oil rich Gulf States to save Africa is the wrong decision, the resource rich Africans need to save themselves. She goes to explain that Africa currently has th... Read More...


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AFRICAN AID: Not even half a loaf
Mr. Bush's recent aid pledge to Africa is crumbs, according to the author, especially when compared to British Prime Minister Tony Blair's aid proposal. But the author hopes that leading up to the G8... Read More...


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Neither famine nor feast
Although President Bush's aid pledge to Africa and climate control rhetoric were viewed as unfavorably by many Europeans; at least their is still hope in debt relief for the poorest nations. (The Gua... Read More...


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Politics: Women's Insight
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has tried with this survey to identify what change is attributable to the ever greater presence of women in politics and what their qualitative impact has been on p... Read More...


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Making Democracies Work: Social Capital and Civic Engagement in 47 Societies
The study establishes predictable patterns in the distribution of social capital around the world, and long-standing cultural traditions and historical legacies can help to explain the contrasts found... Read More...


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