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Rural retreat: Allowing people to return home during lockdown could turn a tide

It is important to note that the phenomena of translocality and circular migration in Africa have often served as a strategy of resilience in tough times

The suicidal effect of our ailing society

Millions of our fellow citizens are literally robbed of the opportunity to live meaningful lives

The third of us who live with so little

Here are the stories of the many who have to survive on very little.

Africa’s economic slowdown an opportunity for reform

Opportunities for investment, growth and poverty reduction hinge on Infrastructure development, education and skills development and agriculture.

Youth hold key to beating poverty

A $4-billion fund to create 25-million jobs is one initiative to uplift Africa’s people, the young in particular.

Private finance is not a panacea for development woes

It's imperative we get a financing for development framework in place to rid the world of destabilising and dehumanising poverty, says Oxfam.

SA poverty rate drops as government expands welfare programmes

South Africa's poverty rate fell 11 percentage points (from 57% to 46%) between 2009 and 2011, Statistics South Africa has said.

Deep Read: Tweeting out of poverty

Social media and access to information and communication technology is a pathway out of poverty, according to new research.

Africa’s middle class growing steadily, says bank

An African Development Bank report has shown due to 20 years of solid economic growth, Africa's middle class has tripled and poverty is on the wane.

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