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AllAfrica News: Africa

Africa: Africa Is the Least Integrated Continent in the World

37 min 24 sec ago
[New Republic] Sub-Saharan Africa came bottom of the class in a recent survey of trading links to the rest of the world according to third edition of its Global Connectedness Index . Research by Yale school of Management found that sub-Saharan Africa is the least integrated region in the world economy with low levels of intra-regional economic exchange and has the smallest share of global trade owing to problems such as colonial era infrastructure, structural problems, every changing policies and the "beggar thy neighbor

Africa: Africa Rising as a Competitive Continent

1 hour 21 min ago
[] The World Economic Forum (WEF) last week announced the most globally competitive African nations in its 2015 Global Competitiveness Index. The Index, which looked at 140 countries, rates the top performing African countries as follows: Mauritius (46), South Africa (49), Rwanda (58), Botswana (71), Namibia (85), Côte d'Ivoire (91), Zambia (96), Seychelles (97), Kenya (99), and Gabon (103).

Africa: Corruption Is Breeding Africa's Migration Problem

2 hours 19 min ago
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The claim by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) that the death toll of migrants from Africa trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to seek greener pastures abroad, mostly in Europe, has hit a whopping 438,000 figure and still counting, must be a worrying news to any true African.

Africa: UN Called to Assume Responsibilities Towards Decolonization of Last Colony in Africa - President of Republic

2 hours 22 min ago
[SPS] Bir-Lehlu -The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, called on the UN organization to assume its responsibilities towards the decolonization of Western Sahara, in a speech delivered at the opening ceremonies celebrating the fortieth anniversary of national unity in the liberated town of Bir-Lehlu.

Africa: Moving Beyond Africa's Crisis of Institutions

2 hours 51 min ago
[SAIIA] This paper explains the dysfunctional state of African institutions and suggests possible interventions for effective and resilient institutions at the national, regional and continental level. It argues that institutional failure in Africa can be diagnosed at the conceptual and operational level.

Africa: Will African Leaders Fight for Our Farmers?

4 hours 1 min ago
[IPS] Pretoria -Climate change is changing the world we know and love. Our land, homes and food are at risk. With nearly a billion people already living in poverty, it is also the single biggest threat to the fight against hunger.

Africa: Gender Parity in Education Achieved in Less Than Half the World's Countries - Unesco

4 hours 6 min ago
[UN News] A new gender report compiled by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), shows that fewer than half the countries have achieved the goal of ensuring gender parity in both primary and secondary education before 2005.

Africa: South Africa's Sick Miners Take Gold Mines to Court

4 hours 47 min ago
[Deutsche Welle] South Africa has always been known for its lucrative gold mines. In the process Johannesburg even became known as the City of Gold. But not all that glitters is gold, as miners have found out at a cost.

Africa: The Ugandan Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

4 hours 56 min ago
[Monitor] There was high level anticipation last week in the run-up to the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. Uganda faced the possibility of getting its first ever peace laureate.

Africa: Can You Have Children and a Career? G20 Women Tend to Think So - Survey

5 hours 11 min ago
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London/Rio de Janeiro -Almost half of women in the G20 are confident that having children won't wreck their career, with women in emerging countries and younger women most optimistic that they can juggle families with work, a survey reveals on Tuesday.

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