All Africa (sort by date) AllAfrica News: Africa (10)sourceAfrica: Kenya Leads the Way in Africa With a Pledge of U.S.$5 Million to the Global Fund 9 hours 56 min ago [Global Fund] Nairobi -Kenya has pledged US$5 million to the Global Fund's Fifth Replenishment to be held in Montréal, Canada, on 16-17 September 2016. Africa: Teachers Have a Crucial Role to Play in Building Social Cohesion 11 hours 9 min ago [The Conversation Africa] 1994 was a deeply important year for South Africa. It ushered in a democratic society committed to the eradication of racism, sexism and all forms of discrimination. It brought political change that promised the building of a "rainbow nation" committed to the ideas of equity and redress. There have been many accomplishments and significant changes in the past 22 years. Africa: What Africa Needs Is Both Effective, Ethical Leaders 11 hours 35 min ago [Ethiopian Herald] Last week, I was thinking about the kind of leadership that is more appropriate to Africa and to Ethiopia as well. I thought about the issue because I was writing an article on one of the unforgettable leaders of Ethiopia, the Late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. For the last four Augusts, his noble legacies for the nation and continent have been commemorated with different memorial ceremonies. Africa: Technology Can Boost Active Citizenship - If It's Chosen Well 11 hours 47 min ago [The Conversation Africa] Civic technology initiatives are on the rise. They are using new information and communication technologies to improve transparency, accountability and governance - faster and more cheaply than before. Africa: The Role of Central Banks Is Changing. What South Africans Should Look Out for 11 hours 47 min ago [The Conversation Africa] The 2008 financial crisis showed up glaring gaps in the way that central banks operate. As a result adjustments have been made to their roles and responsibilities. The Conversation Africa's Business and Economy editor Sibonelo Radebe quizzed the University of Pretoria's Professor Danny Bradlow on the changes and what they mean. Africa: Importing Food 'Harming' Africa - UN 12 hours 37 min ago [New Times] Despite agriculture employing more than 80 per cent of the African population, the continent generates only 10 per cent of global agricultural output. Africa: Naira Slides Against Dollar 12 hours 40 min ago [Vanguard] Confidence towards the Nigerian economy took a hit following recent reports that the nation lost its title as the largest economy in Africa to South Africa. With the current GDP at $296 billion according to Bloomberg, Nigeria has become the second largest economy in Africa after gripping the first position for two years. Africa: Continent Urged to Prioritise Spending to Meet SDGs 12 hours 46 min ago [This Day] African governments will miss health development goals in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) unless spending prioritises the poorest, most vulnerable groups in their societies. Africa: The Economist Swings, and Miss-Hits 12 hours 47 min ago [Focus] The Economist magazine, the Anglosphere's long-standing purveyor of conservative thought and solutions has recently turned its attention to Africa, as it does periodically. Africa: Tension As Africa Experiences Increased Demand for Rice Consumption 12 hours 48 min ago [Focus] Africa is witnessing an increasing demand for rice consumption, and many countries on the continent continue to rely heavily on imports for meeting their growing rice consumption needs.