Posts Tagged:News

The Burundian Dilemma

by John Wawer

Burundi’s economy is indisputably flailing. What are the root causes, and can the seemingly inevitable decline be prevented? By: John Wawer In 2016, the economic norm across Africa was steady, yet slower than expected GDP growth. Burundi has been bucking that trend and according to latest estimates, was on pace to reduce its overall GDP…



Six Questions African Policymakers Must Answer Now

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Originally published 3/14/16 By Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala The “Africa rising” story of the past decade, fuelled by 5 percent average annual growth, is in danger of faltering, due to the impact of global uncertainty, depressed commodity prices, and weakly performing economies like China. Don’t be lulled by the IMF’s 2016 forecast: yes 4 percent growth with…



Why we haven’t given Africa’s most prestigious leadership award this year

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  • Posted on July 11, 2016

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In every country and every continent, the quality and contribution of leadership in government is critical. It is presidents and prime ministers who have the responsibility of assessing the risks, choosing the correct priorities for their country and focusing national efforts to ensure they are delivered.



From the Heart of Africa, An Action Video Game With Soul

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  • Posted on July 11, 2016

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If you’ve been playing video games a long time, parts of Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan will feel very familiar to you. But the parts that are infused with an African sensibility won’t feel familiar at all, and that’s a very good thing.