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How and why China became Africa’s biggest aid donor

How and why China became Africa’s biggest aid donor

The foreign aid arena in Africa has traditionally been dominated by the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. However, over the last three decade ...

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Done sensibly, agricultural development can reduce poverty in Africa

Done sensibly, agricultural development can reduce poverty in Africa

The recovery and acceleration of economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa since about 1995 has been widely recognised. But less is known about the extent to which this growth has led ...

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Viable matriarchal societies in a modern world prevalent with patriarchy

Viable matriarchal societies in a modern world prevalent with patriarchy

Patriarchy and its effects on society, in particular women, is a horse that has been flogged to death, arose and ever it dares rear its ugly head is beaten down hard because of th ...

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Who is your Prophet?

Who is your Prophet?

With churches and prophets popping up in just about every street corner these days I took time to have a look at articles doing the rounds on Witchdoctors or as some call them "Fe ...

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Important lessons for Africa as strong institutions win out over a strong man

Important lessons for Africa as strong institutions win out over a strong man

The executive announces on prime-time TV that it will comply with an adverse ruling from the judiciary. The president apologises for a scandal over the use of public money on his ...

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Zuma court ruling: South Africans witness a massive day for democracy

Zuma court ruling: South Africans witness a massive day for democracy

The accountability of public governance in South Africa has come a long way since 1994. When the transitional constitution was hammered out in negotiations in 1993, the primary co ...

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Can we replace politicians with robots?

Can we replace politicians with robots?

If you had the opportunity to vote for a politician you totally trusted, who you were sure had no hidden agendas and who would truly represent the electorate’s views, you would, r ...

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Why developing countries are dumping investment treaties

Why developing countries are dumping investment treaties

Bilateral investment treaties have been a source of political controversy in recent years. This is clear from the alarming increase in the number of disputes between investors and ...

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Should countries have entrepreneurship ministries?

Should countries have entrepreneurship ministries?

Countries with successful entrepreneurs have rich and wide-ranging business-friendly environments with strong funding options and strong education systems that encourage entrepren ...

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19 motivational quotes from African business men and women

19 motivational quotes from African business men and women

“In any conflict situation be it among nations, friendship, partnerships, or marriage resolution becomes easier to reach by one of the partners stepping forward and stating that t ...

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