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The big read: Is Africa’s boom over?

Africa’s largest economies are reeling from the collapse in commodity prices, but the downturn could prompt a vital rethink of the continent’s future.

‘Africa is not for sale’ – Africa’s youth

Ordinary Africans only stand to lose from a growth model premised on exploitation and economic devastation. Africa cannot rise without Africans rising. In the last decade, Africa …

GENDER: A policy imperative

2015 will be a reference year for the Gender Equality debate in Africa, 20 years after the Beijing Conference on Women and the adoption of …

Moving the economy forward

Cameroon has a pivotal place within Central Africa’s economic grouping, providing important access routes to sea ports on the Gulf of Guinea for its landlocked …

Africa’s new development partnerships

Africa’s place in global trade, investment and policymaking has grown steadily over the past decade. Among the most visible – and vital – investments in …

New model farming

Social enterprises and multinationals are trialling new models to link smallholder farmers to inputs and markets in order to transform Africa’s agricultural economies. If political …

Leveraging Africa’s Demographic Dividend

Africa’s surging population growth could lead to social unrest and stalling economic development, unless the continent’s leaders can articulate new strategies to create productive jobs …