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Who is going to pay for international development?

Who is going to pay for international development? | Opinion | Scoop.it
Jonathan Glennie: The world does not need another list of financial problems and solutions. It needs a list of priorities
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Africa gets its marketing ploy: welcome the Africa 8

We’ve had Brics and Biits, the Mints and the Fragile Five. It’s now Africa’s term to acquire an investment appellation: the Africa 8. This refers to the handful of Africa’s 56 countries that Ecobank, the Togo-based pan-African bank, believes will represent the main drivers of the continent in the long term. It’s an eclectic mix: alongside familiar African growth stories like Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire are less celebrated countries Rwanda, Mozambique, Angola and – probably the least understood of them all – the Republic of the Congo.
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Democracy's tarnished model | Columns

Developing economies are bounding ahead amid mounting social discontent. Istanbul, as it turns out, is a good place to discuss politics in Africa.
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The Brics have a chance to succeed where the World Bank has failed

The Brics have a chance to succeed where the World Bank has failed | Opinion | Scoop.it
Jessica Evans: The new Brics bank is an opportunity to learn lessons and ensure every infrastructure project protects human rights
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Ebola cannot be cured but west Africa's epidemic may have been preventable

Ebola cannot be cured but west Africa's epidemic may have been preventable | Opinion | Scoop.it
Lisa Denney: The gaps in Sierra Leone's health system reflect need for support so that such diseases do not wreak havoc in future
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Fighting Ebola is 'like trying to change a tire in a hurricane'

Fighting Ebola is 'like trying to change a tire in a hurricane' | Opinion | Scoop.it
West Africa is grappling with one of the world's most fearsome and elusive adversaries: the Ebola virus.
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Africa’s Economy

Africa’s Economy | Opinion | Scoop.it
Kwame Akonor, director of the Africana Center at Seton Hall, responds to a front-page article.
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