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Will Tanzania Be The New Economic Frontier?

Will Tanzania Be The New Economic Frontier?

Asian countries have dominated much of the news in this decade over their economic growth and boom. Despite talks on the recent strides, Africa has remained on the back burner. And yet African economies have grown steadily despite the global […]

 
 

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 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 […]

 
 

Why Obama Is Visiting Tanzania!

Why Obama Is Visiting Tanzania!

While wananchi (Swahili for citizens) are honoured that Barack Obama finally decided to drop in, they are not terribly enamoured by the supposed intentions behind his visit. Many still believe Obama’s Africa tour is part of a new, shrewder scramble for this continent’s vast resources – a sort of brutal brawl that pits American interests against China’s.

 
 

The African Economist Wishes You A Happy New Year 2013

The African Economist Wishes You A Happy New Year 2013

Christmas last year was well lived for me, and I thank God for it. The economic hard times we are going through (both in United State where I am at the moment, and elsewhere you may be) may have impeded […]