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Why Africa’s degraded soils will cost the continent dearly

Land degradation is costing Africa billions and holding back the agriculture sector. Donors and governments need to invest in land restoration.

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Discovering potential in Tanzanian natural gas

Tanzania’s natural gas discoveries have great potential - but the government needs to provide a regulatory framework that reassures investors.

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The golden year: Solutions for Africa’s youth unemployment

Apprenticeships can provide the key to closing the skills gap that leaves so many of Africa’s youth unprepared for the modern workplace.

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For inclusive rural development, farms come first

Africa’s future must include a vibrant and productive rural economy in order to be inclusive. That begins on the farm.

Mo Ibrahim: Moment is right for a new vision of a politically unified Africa

The business tycoon turned governance activist believes the time has come to re-invigorate the idea of creating political pan-African unity - but does the leadership exist to make it happen?

Ebola: predictions, planning and panic

Ebola: predictions, planning and panic

The truth is we don’t know how many people will get Ebola..The old saying is true: prepare for the worst, hope for the best.

Moussa Mara: Prime Minister, Mali

Industrialisation and integration for inclusive growth in Mali

Peace and security must be the priority if Mali is to industrialize and build an inclusive economy, says the country’s prime minister.

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It is time to rethink our protection imperative

Since the end of the Cold War, we have been missing a true strategic reflection on new forms of hegemonic power.

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In Africa’s oil capital, an empire built on sugar

Nigerian commodities mogul Aliko Dangote talks private equity and Africa’s new philanthropists with This Is Africa.

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African solidarity - not protectionism - needed in response to Ebola

 It is not too late for a swift and coordinated Africa-wide Ebola response.

Interview with Lord Michael Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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