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Done right, urbanisation can boost living standards in Africa

Africa is urbanising later and at a lower income level than other developing regions, which means policy makers can learn from the successes and failures of other countries. Done right, urbanisation could significantly raise both productivity and living standards across the continent.

Africa’s green revolution ready to grow. Just add investment

African agriculture is about to flourish, write Olusegun Obasanjo and Bob Geldof. This is one of the most fertile regions on earth, with 60% of the world’s uncultivated arable land.

Defeating malaria “within reach”

The World Health Organisation’s World Malaria Report 2010 shows the substantial progress made in malaria control and prevention in Africa and other high-risk regions, and outlines the work still needed for the disease's eventual elimination.
Malaria cases halved in SA

African leaders unite economies

Heads of states of 26 African countries belonging to three economic regions across the continent, have taken a historic step and resolved to merge the blocs into a single regional market.


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