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JOHN MARKS.

Well-crafted entertainment can change the world

TV and radio programmes are able to influence the attitudes and behaviour of audiences through the use of creative storytelling

DANIEL VIEDERMAN.

Modern day slavery in the global economy, and how to solve it

The debt taken on by many migrant workers turns paid labourers into modern day slaves, but there are clear steps to addressing the problem

Nigeria’s economy.

Nigeria: An extra strong Mint

Nigeria’s economy is about to achieve global status, but its growing profile highlights serious risks

Remittances to Africa.

Why remittances work better than aid

Remittances to Africa are now higher than ODA and their potential is greater

Ethiopias factories.

The burgeoning opportunity in Ethiopia’s factories

The Horn of Africa country is positioning itself to absorb manufacturing FDI flows shifting away from Asia

Mamphela Ramphele.

Exclusive interview: Mamphela Ramphele

South Africa’s leading opposition politician speaks about her political beliefs

 food security.

Africa’s green revolution is ready to go: Just add investment

African agriculture could be a driver of global growth and food security

children into school.

We can get more children into school and improve their learning

Ethiopia’s PM discusses how school children can be guaranteed quality education

Can Africa sustain its growth.

Can Africa sustain its growth?

More action is needed to build on recent successes

agricultural revolution.

Africa’s quiet agricultural revolution

Changes are taking place that could lead to faster agricultural productivity growth in the future, writes the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Margaret McMillan

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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