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Zimbabwe’s Meltdown
The author describes the current state of Zimbabwe: high inflation, domestic calls for political reform, brutal crackdowns on opposition parties by the regime, and international pressure on the govern... Read More...

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What is Ghana’s Secret?
The author describes how Ghana has maintained stable democratic practices, consistent economic growth, and a strong civil society, factors that have enabled the West African nation to experience subst... Read More...

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Africa: Economic Growth Improving
Article looks at how, amid the conflict and rampant poverty the continent suffers, Africa is showing signs of economic growth and opportunity that may be its savior from the wretched conditions it end... Read More...

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Peace in Darfur?
The author discusses the recent cooperation between the UN and Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir that could help to bring an end to the genocide in Darfur. By Bonnie Goldstein. (Slate, 12/28/... Read More...

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Congo Votes With Fingers Crossed
The author discusses the recent presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo and focuses on some of the broader issues that the central African state faces. By Stephanie Hanson. (Counci... Read More...

Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Zimbabwe’s tourist authority wants “to ensure benefits from the hosting of the World Cup by South Africa”. Fifa already pledges assistance for upgrading sports stadiums to that end. Maybe they should ... Read More...

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Aid can be an obstacle to making poverty history
More emphasis should be placed on encouraging stable, market-friendly economies in developing countries, instead of trade policies and international aid, which can end up causing more harm than good. ... Read More...

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FINCA International
NGO that provides microcredit loans and community development services in developing countries. Read More...

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Mauritanians warm to their coup d’état
The author explains why the coup that ousted President Taya nine months ago has yielded positive results in the oil-rich country. By Claire Soares. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/6/2006) Read More...

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Living with the Crazy Colonel
The author explains why the US decided to reestablish diplomatic relations with Libya and Colonel Moammar Khaddafy. By Peter Brookes. (Heritage Foundation, 5/22/2006) Read More...

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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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