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A positive force for Africa’s future

A positive force for Africa’s future

Adolescents living with HIV in Africa should be a priority population for health – and in particular mental health – interventions. The wellbeing of today’s youth will determine not only their...

Tapping into local knowledge

Tapping into local knowledge

  Governments need to see informal business people as economic actors who are rational and have good ideas In Kenya, they are known as jua kali workers – those who labour under the fierce sun....

Ghost cities: Africa’s moving in

Ghost cities: Africa’s moving in

While new metropoles sprouting across China remain empty, those they’ve built in Angola are housing the African nation’s growing middle class China’s construction boom has seen spanking new “ghost...

The demon of tribalism

The demon of tribalism

Jacob Zuma’s narrow Zulu nationalism stands in the way of the development of an inclusive South African identity Most African countries were flung together by former colonial powers out of diverse...

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