sub Saharan Africa

 
Botswana hangs on to the death penalty
Botswana hangs on to the death penalty
In sub-Saharan Africa, a region with no shortage of development issues, Botswana stands out for its strong economy, stable democracy and commitment...
How sub-Saharan Africa can harness its big electricity opportunities
How sub-Saharan Africa can harness its big electricity opportunities
Electricity lifts people out of poverty and improves their health and standards of living. Yet 1.3 billion of the world’s people don’t have...
Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing
Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing
It took several days, and several blood tests, before someone figured out what was wrong with Brian Gitta. The Ugandan engineer, now 25, had...
Looting of Africa calls for action
Looting of Africa calls for action
A new World Bank report, The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018, documents Africa’s impoverishment by the rampant extraction of minerals, oil and...
Report: UN peacekeeping arms losses could equip an army
Report: UN peacekeeping arms losses could equip an army
UN-backed peacekeepers have lost enough guns and ammunition in sub-Saharan Africa over the past two decades to arm an army, according to a study by...
Africa snared in a web of eurobond debt
Africa snared in a web of eurobond debt
The 2008 economic crisis is the largest factor that has driven developing countries to seek alternative sources of finance for social and developmental infrastructure. This is because of drying up bilateral loans and grants from Europe and the United States....
Sub-Saharan Africa's marginalisation an 'opportunity'
Sub-Saharan Africa's marginalisation an 'opportunity'
Sub-Saharan Africa is facing short- to medium-term marginalisation as attention and resources are diverted elsewhere.
Expats lose out over scramble for local talent in Africa
Expats lose out over scramble for local talent in Africa
A tug of war for local talent is emerging in Africa as firms recruit to support growth ambitions on the continent – and reliance on expatriates is...
SA's the fattest sub-Saharan African nation - study
SA's the fattest sub-Saharan African nation - study
South Africa has the highest overweight and obesity rate in sub-Saharan Africa: seven out of 10 women and four out of 10 men have significantly more body fat than what is deemed healthy, according to a groundbreaking new study published in the medical journal,...
African free trade area on the horizon
African free trade area on the horizon
Twenty-six eastern and southern African nations are making progress toward agreeing on a free trade area that will create a market with nearly...

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