• Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis: WTF Went Wrong?
  • Dar es Salaam - Tanzania
  • Are Africans Poor but Happy? Questioning the Happiness Rankings
  • Ethiopia
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  • African Slums: Centers of Creativity
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Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis: WTF Went Wrong?

Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis: WTF Went Wrong?

“Zimbabwe’s economic difficulties have deepened. Drought, erratic rains, and increasing temperatures, have reduced agricultural output and disrupted hydropower production and water supplies. Economic activity is severely constrained by tight liquidity conditions resulting from limited external inflows and lower commodity prices,” […]

Dar es Salaam - Tanzania

Africa’s Fastest Growing Economies

With an expected growth rate of 8.5 per cent for 2016, Côte d’Ivoire will be the fastest growing economy in Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund’s latest World Economic Outlook. Côte d’Ivoire’s economy has benefited from government policies and […]

Are Africans Poor but Happy? Questioning the Happiness Rankings

Are Africans Poor but Happy? Questioning the Happiness Rankings

In rich countries, there is a prevailing belief that people in Africa are poor but happy. Such images are time and again confirmed by popular reality shows on Western media in which celebrities like Madonna visit little-known tribes in the […]

Ethiopia

6 Fastest Growing African Economies

Fast growth should always be desired. Yet, it is never sufficient. These countries’ economies are growing at a very high rate and their respective governments should be commended for that. However, it is important to understand that economic growth does not […]

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10 Most Expensive Cities in Africa

Luanda, the metropolitan capital of Angola, is the most expensive city in Africa – and in the world — for expats and expatriates. This is according to the 2015 Cost of Living Survey published by U.S- based Mercer Consulting. This survey by […]

African Slums: Centers of Creativity

African Slums: Centers of Creativity

Slums throughout the African continent are places of extreme violence and poverty. But they are also places of extreme human potential and promise. Groups from the Kibera slum in Kenya, one of the largest in Africa, to the Alexandria Township […]

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Gay marriage: Un-African? Non-issue?

Same-sex couples should get married if they so wish and people should be treated equally before the law. So says a certain Barack Obama, the world’s most powerful man. “When you start treating people differently not because of any harm […]

 

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Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis: WTF Went Wrong?

Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis: WTF Went Wrong?

“Zimbabwe’s economic difficulties have deepened. Drought, erratic rains, and increasing temperatures, have reduced agricultural output and disrupted hydropower production and water supplies. Economic activity is severely constrained by tight liquidity conditions resulting from limited external inflows and lower commodity prices,” […]

 
 

Africa’s Fastest Growing Economies

Dar es Salaam - Tanzania

With an expected growth rate of 8.5 per cent for 2016, Côte d’Ivoire will be the fastest growing economy in Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund’s latest World Economic Outlook. Côte d’Ivoire’s economy has benefited from government policies and […]

 
 

Are Africans Poor but Happy? Questioning the Happiness Rankings

Are Africans Poor but Happy? Questioning the Happiness Rankings

In rich countries, there is a prevailing belief that people in Africa are poor but happy. Such images are time and again confirmed by popular reality shows on Western media in which celebrities like Madonna visit little-known tribes in the […]

 
 

6 Fastest Growing African Economies

Ethiopia

Fast growth should always be desired. Yet, it is never sufficient. These countries’ economies are growing at a very high rate and their respective governments should be commended for that. However, it is important to understand that economic growth does not […]

 
 

10 Most Expensive Cities in Africa

Shutterstock.com

Luanda, the metropolitan capital of Angola, is the most expensive city in Africa – and in the world — for expats and expatriates. This is according to the 2015 Cost of Living Survey published by U.S- based Mercer Consulting. This survey by […]