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Canada in Africa: The mining superpower
Article describing Canada's incentives for investing in the mining sector in Africa. By Denis Tougas ( Pambazuka News, 11/20/2008) Read More...

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The perils of Beijing's Africa strategy
Article on the consequences of deeper interation between China and Africa. By Elizabeth C. Economy (Council on Foreign Relations, 11/2/2006) Read More...

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Stimulus Package for Sub-Saharan Africa
Article describing the impact of a 50 billion dollar stimulus package on Su Saharan Africa By Mikiko Imai(One.com, 03/26/2009) Read More...

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The Implications of the Financial Crisis for Africa
Article on the implications of the financial crisis for developing countries.By All Party Parliamentary Group for Debt, Aid and Trade(The House of Commons, 02/2009) Read More...

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The China Factor in African Ethics
The reasons why Africa's find a relationship with China attractive. By David Shinn(Policy Innovations, 12/21/2006) Read More...

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Gender equality in decison-making: the sad reality
Have we achieved the equal participation of women and men in decision-making processes at all levels? By E. Tyler Crone( OpenDemocracy,03/11/09) Read More...

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A sub-prime crisis in the U.S. and infant deaths in Africa
The U.S. sub-prime crisis triggered a financial market meltdown which, in turn, has led to a global recession. By Shanta (Africa Can,02/12/2009) Read More...

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Africa: Pope on Condoms ? Out in the Cold
Political leaders, activists, scientists and even Catholic bishops all joined in the chorus of criticism against the stance taken by Pope Benedict with respect to the use of condoms to curb the impact... Read More...

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More than aid money, Africa needs enterprise
To reduce poverty and create jobs, Africa must become economically competitive. By Jakaya Kikwete and Anders Fogh Rasmussen (The Christian Science Monitor,02/09/2009) Read More...

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Madagascar: Roots Of Turmoil
The coup that ousted Madagascar's elected president reflects political and social tensions related to the island's colonial legacy, says Stephen Ellis. (Open Democracy, 03/23/2009) Read More...

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To save Africa, we need a heavy tax on children
The finger pointing continues about who “ate” or didn’t eat maize, and further endangered the lives of the 10 million Kenyans who face starvation. By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO (Daily Nation, 02/25/200... Read More...

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Africa, globalisation and reparations
Africa initiated the globalisation of labour without having much control over it. By Prof. Ali A. Mazrui (Daily Monitor, 09/27/2008) Read More...

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The World Must Not Forget Africa During This Crisis
As the world struggles with the most serious financial turmoil of the post-war era, attention has focused on the advanced and emerging-market .By Dominique Strauss-Kahn (IMF, 02/10/2009) Read More...

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Women's land rights can help battle hunger in Africa
I PASS a poster on my way to work in London every morning that never fails to surprise me, writes Liesl Gerntholtz(Boston.com 03/19/2009) Read More...

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OP-ED: Africa cannot lay claim on Barack Obama
There’s an understandable excitement at the prospect of somebody other than the usual suspects occupying the White House- By Alagi Yorro Jallow (AllGambian.net, 08/06/2008) Read More...

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Will the economic crisis affect governance and conflicts in Africa?
World economic growth in 2009 is expected to decline to its slowest rate since the Great Depression. By Jorge Arbache (AfricaCan 02/23/2009) Read More...

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Finally, anti-HIV microbicides research gives hope
The anti-HIV microbicides research has finally given a positive outcome - By Bobby Ramakant (OpEdNews.com, 02/25/2009) Read More...

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Why Imperialism Needs Proxies to Do Its Dirty Work in Africa
The Reluctance of Africans to embrace AFRICOM. By Mark P. Fancher (OpEdNews.com 02/18/2009) Read More...

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Will Africa Let Sudan Off the Hook?
Implications of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan's arrest by the International Criminal Court. By Desmond Tutu (The New York Times, 03/02/2009) Read More...

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What the global cash crisis means for Africa
Effects of the global financial crisis and the IMF's efforts at salvaging it within Africa. By Antoinette M. Sayeh (Sunday Monitor 03/01/2009) Read More...

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'The Resource Curse': Why Africa's Oil Riches ...
Africa is cursed -- with riches. In an era of rising petroleum prices, African oil is drawing new interest from major companies around the globe. (Knowledge@Wharton, 10/31/2007) Read More...

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Four Easy Pieces
AT a time when Africa could achieve so much success in escaping poverty, America's strategy for helping the continent is in a shambles. By Jeffrey D. Sachs(06/25/2005) Read More...

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Africa 2009: Responding to the global financial crisis
The impact of the global economic crisis on Africa’s development prospects is already evident with growth in 2009 expected to average 3.3% roughly half its average since the beginning of the decade. ... Read More...

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Microinsurance Innovation Facility calls for new proposals
In the field of Microfinance, the new product, Microinsurance attract the attention from development practitioner. ILO supports this movement to protect the working poor. (ILO, 02/17/2009) Read More...

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Microfinance and the real economy: impacts and outcomes of the global economic crisis
The current economic and social crisis provides an opportunity to re-think values and business models in finance. ILO Online spoke with Bernd Balkenhol, chief of the ILO’s Social Finance Programme. (I... Read More...

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Number Of Unemployed Women To Soar
Number of unemployed women to soar amid Economic Crisis, warns UN agency. (Scoop, 03/07/2009) Read More...

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Africa must create its own biotechnology agenda
Building public support for genetically modified crops in sub-Saharan Africa means developing a homegrown solution to the region's own needs. By David Dickson(06/12/2007) Read More...

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Poverty And Land Ownership
The right to own land is one of the keys to breaking the cycle of poverty, and a cornerstone of a free market democracy. ( VOA News.com01/07/2009) Read More...

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In the fifty years following the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, anthropology as a discipline has embraced a predominantly ethical... Read More...

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Africa and Globalization
No other region has suffered during this period of globalisation as Africa has. African countries now face all the usual problems associated with this economic phenomenon. By James Mutethia ( Global ... Read More...

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