Tag: African

South Africa’s Enforced Race Classification Mirrors Apartheid

South Africa’s Enforced Race Classification Mirrors Apartheid

The inability of the African National Congress (ANC) to provide a clean, effective government for South Africans comes as little surprise to anyone who has followed the story. Yet two figures are so astonishing that they really stand out. The first is 1.2 trillion rand ($85 billion). It is the...

Africa Needs to Focus on Sound Immigration Policies

Africa Needs to Focus on Sound Immigration Policies

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

Webinar and Twitter Chat: Youth Employment in Africa

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?

Old Wine in New Bottles for Africa?

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...

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