New research seeks to debunk the assumption that simply by creating jobs governments can buy stability.
Is Ghana being afflicted by its own rapid growth as it struggles to contain ballooning debt?
“For too many poor people, the question is not whether they will have access to services by 2015 or even 2030, but by 2090 or even later.”
Vaccines against Ebola are being rolled out at an unprecedented rate in response to the epidemic in west Africa - but with the rate of infection already falling, is it too little, too late?
Insecure land rights are a key trait shared by the majority of the world’s poorest - and Africa is particularly impacted.
Overfocus on large scale electrification projects exclude the rural poor, and could set access in Africa back for decades.
Research shows that growth in agriculture is 11 times more effective than other sectors at reducing poverty in Africa. So why isn’t microfinance reaching smallholders?
A new study shows that mobile money is not the best option for delivering cash for emergency relief, outperformed by e-vouchers.
Ethiopia aims to become a global manufacturing hub. Could the country’s successes be a model for the next phase of Africa’s economic evolution?
Some of the best performing governments in the African region have backslid on governance, according to findings from the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
Graça Machel on women's empowerment in Africa
Graça Machel talks to This Is Africa about her work empowering women across Africa and globally on the side of the 2015 Skoll World Forum.
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