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Reflecting on Quality Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Reflecting on Quality Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Primary school enrollment has increased from 59 percent to 77 percent in sub-Saharan Africa over the past decade. This increase is due in part to the drive and commitment by governments in the region to achieve universal primary education set by the […]

 
 

Africa And The Global Crisis

Africa And The Global Crisis

Many African scholars and politicians have repeatedly made the point that Africa remains behind other regions or continents as a result of the historical injustices it endured for centuries. Disturbingly, though, the injustices have taken a different form over the […]

 
 

Google Plan To Build Wireless Networks on TV Airwaves

Google Plan To Build Wireless Networks on TV Airwaves

Google is reportedly working on a way to connect more people around the world to the Internet, specifically those in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the search engine company is looking to build wireless networks in emerging […]

 
 

Africa is Becoming the New Asia: Understanding Internal Factors

Africa is Becoming the New Asia: Understanding Internal Factors

China and India get all the headlines for their economic prowess, but there’s another global growth story that is easily overlooked: Africa. In 2007 and 2008, southern Africa, the Great Lakes region of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, and even the […]

 
 

Harvard Business Review: Africa Is The Greatest Continent For Opportunities

Harvard Business Review: Africa Is The Greatest Continent For Opportunities

Angola is offering financial aid to debt-ridden Portugal. The Economist recently declared Africa a “hopeful continent” after years of writing it off as “hopeless.” More than a million Chinese are in Africa exploring opportunities in villages and cities. The continent […]