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Measuring Governance in Africa

Measuring Governance in Africa

Last month, the World Bank’s Worldwide Governance Indicators project released an update of their composite measures of governance performance. There have been more than 20 updates to the project since it began with the...

Surviving childhood in Africa

Surviving childhood in Africa

Policymaking lessons we can learn from Africa’s experience with reducing child mortality A persistent theme within commentary on policymaking across Africa is an emphasis on the “negative lessons” we can draw from...

Reading between the SONA lines 

Reading between the SONA lines 

As the president rightly acknowledged, the fact that the State of the Nation (SONA 2022) did not unfold in parliament is a useful analogy for the fact that our country is on fire, too often quite literally. Though...