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A (criminal) court of public opinion teaser

A (criminal) court of public opinion

The withdrawals of Burundi, South Africa and others from the International Criminal Court (ICC) reflect the court’s shaky foundations and vulnerability to politics.

Solar panels Morocco

Climate consensus: Finding the funds

The historic Paris Agreement provides a roadmap to stave off the worst impacts of climate change. Now the global financial system needs to be brought into the fold.

Let food fuel Africa’s economic development

Let food fuel Africa’s economic development

Malnutrition is a blight for many children across Africa, damaging their health and stunting workforces. Biofortified crops can go a long way towards preventing this.

Africa’s green city opportunity

Africa’s green city opportunity

Much of Africa’s urban environment has yet to be built. This is a chance for the region to lead the world on low-carbon urban development.

After Paris- Climate policy’s next chapter

After Paris: Climate policy’s next chapter

The 2015 Paris Agreement marked a historic step forward in the global fight against climate change. Now the challenges of implementation begin.

Fight Africa’s illicit financial flows with information - Getty

Fight Africa’s illicit financial flows with information

Despite progress, two significant weaknesses remain in the fight against illicit financial activities and corruption that must be addressed by governments.

Despite problems, north African consumers offer investors promise - Getty

Despite problems, north African consumers offer investors promise

Buried in the rubble of the Arab Spring, a sizeable middle class of consumers continues to emerge.

Neven Mimica

SDGs, migration top agenda for Brussels development summit

Brussels will host Europe's biggest forum on global development. The migration crisis and implementing the SDGs will be top of the agenda.

Africa’s head start on implementing Global Goals - teaser

Africa’s head start on implementing global goals

 Through Agenda 2063, African states have already defined continent-wide priorities for development. This should make implementing the Sustainable Development Goals easier.

Towards a new model for natural disaster response - Getty

Towards a new model for natural disaster response

Through a new disaster relief funding pool, assistance can be delivered more quickly than waiting for the international donor system to react.

Consolidating Africa's banks

Arnold Ekpe talks to This is Africa about the logic of consolidating banks in many of the region's markets.

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