Africa Needs to Focus on Sound Immigration Policies

January 19, 2016

Africa is on the fast track of economic growth, but the continent must reform its internal immigration policies. In 2015, South Africa was shocked by xenophobic attacks, a startling déjà vu of similar attacks in 2008 that led to the killing of over 60 South Africans and was met with worldwide...

Webinar and Twitter Chat: Youth Employment in Africa

June 25, 2014

Join us on June 25 for a webinar in partnership with Ashoka to mark the launch of a new 360° on youth employment in Africa. Around the world, communities with the brightest futures create innovative opportunities for youth to build sustainable livelihoods, pursue meaningful careers, and shape...

Old Wine in New Bottles for Africa?

March 04, 2014

Unless real change occurs in Africa, poverty is here to stay. Most of the world’s poorest countries are located in sub-Saharan Africa. Since the region escaped from the shackles of colonialism, numerous development and reform programs have been implemented. However, all but few have failed...

Equity in Extractives: A Clarion Call from the Africa Progress Panel

May 18, 2013

The recently launched African Progress Report 2013 addresses the important topic of equality in extractives, and recieved a lot of media attention.  A Little History There are critical junctures in human history where a clarion call is issued against an injustice so great but...