Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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This crowd-funded comedy lampoons a target ripe for satire, but it would be a shame if the programme ends up kissing the hand it set out to bite.
The World Bank's Doing Business rankings reward countries who service the needs of large-scale international business, to the detriment of the majority, and punish those that don't.
Once warring communities now live side by side and the pace of development has been awe-inspiring, argues former UK Secretary of State for International Development Andrew Mitchell.
The G8's New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition pushes African countries to change their policies in exchange for aid money. This will help agribusiness but will it help the hungry?
Africa loses vast sums of money by underpricing its resources. Can a map help change that?
Contemporary African design trends based on fractals tap into a venerable tradition of self-organisation and open new spaces for local creativity and civic participation.
The growing controversy around Kenya's multi-billion dollar railway project has delayed construction, but could it fully derail it?
At current rates, it will take sub-Saharan Africa 15 years to reach its water goals and 150 years to reach its sanitation targets. A group of experts explain what needs to change.
Multinationals such as Walmart and Carrefour could easily deal a blow to smaller traders and markets in Africa. But if they choose to work with local firms, they could be a blessing.

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