As African leaders meet in Addis Ababa to chart Vision 2063, a blueprint for the next 50 years, optimism about the possibilities seems limitless. After an unprecedented decade of booming growth rates, improving infrastructure, and some strides in social indicators, Africa seems poised to finally take off.
- Saturday, 25 May 2013 12:05
- Mohamed Keita
- Thursday, 23 May 2013 11:26
- Helen Clark
As the African Union celebrates its 50th anniversary, UNDP's administrator and former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark argues that tackling inequalities on the continent is central to lifting human development.
- Tuesday, 21 May 2013 17:18
- Samia Nkrumah (Interviewed by Billie Adjoa McTernan)
By rejecting continental unity Africa is depriving itself of wealth and autonomy, says Nkrumah's daughter.
- Tuesday, 21 May 2013 09:15
- Ban Ki-moon and Jim Yong Kim
Africa's Great Lakes region today has the chance to achieve something that has eluded its war-weary people for several decades.
- Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:13
The first duty of any state is, as any student of Political Science will tell you, to ensure the security of its citizens. There is no doubt that South African is failing in this regard.