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Lots of talk, little progress

Lots of talk, little progress

SDG 4: Education Quality education in Africa looks like a hopeless case, but it’s a matter of taking the right steps By Munyaradzi Makoni Africa has high levels of inequality, between regions and within nations. Its...

Losing the war on waste

Losing the war on waste

SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production African governments show little interest in coming up with sustainable waste management strategies By Charles Kimani Waste generation rates are rising across the world....

Mapping ethnic conflicts

Mapping ethnic conflicts

Africa: an artificial patchwork? Understanding the dynamics of ethnic conflicts in Africa means appreciating the role of ethnic identity In 2011 Peter S. Larson, a professor at the University of Nagasaki, Japan,...

Africa’s presidents in profile

Africa’s presidents in profile

Most African countries today are ruled by presidents. Some have notorious profiles as tyrants, while others enjoy respect as democrats. This compilation of brief overviews of their careers shows who’s who. ALGERIA:...