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Thu,21Aug2014

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Culture, the albatross perpetuating stunting and malnutrition

Malagasy children eat at the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) school feeding initiative in Antananarivo, October 28, 2013. The WFP, in collaboration with partners, provide food assistance to poor children to support their access to education. Photo©ReutersFood, despite being the greatest opportunity for a healthy lifestyle, could become the greatest threat and cause of death, particularly across Africa.

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Hunger-free in 2063 – Africa's powerful potential

The African agriculture story is one of poverty amidst plenty. 

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Africa's misunderstood market potential

For a region of the world that is attracting so much attention these days for its economic performance – whether in terms of growth rates or bond yields, infrastructure spending or disposable incomes – Africa is still surprisingly poorly-understood.

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African Angles: That age-old Hypocrisy over Ukraine

Anti-Yanukovich protesters wave a Ukranian flag atop a Ukranian Army Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) outside the parliament building in Kiev February 27, 2014. Activists gathered outside parliament in Kiev as deputies vote for a new national unity government to govern the country until elections in May. Photo©ReutersThe US government is stuck in a Cold War mentality and using Ukraine for its own geopolitical goals.

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Foreign policy: Germany's all inclusive package for Africa

Sudan Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Karti (left) and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier (right) during a press conference at the Foreign Office in Berlin, June 4 2014. Photo©Yamila CastroGermany is caught between hard interests and soft values as it tries to find its way into the African market. But is Chancellor Angela Merkel's government doing enough?

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Rwanda: An African giant rising from the ashes

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame's leadership with its impact on the lives of 12 million Rwandans has made him a rising star among his peers. Photo©ReutersAs the world commemorates 20 years after genocide this year, has made huge development strides, but more needs to be done to enhance human rights and democracy.

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