Overall, in Africa, post-conflict countries are trying hard to deliver peace dividends – jobs, peace, freedom, democracy and rule of law. The ... transition from peacekeeping to peacebuilding is not easy but the continent is making great strides regarding the economy, improving good governance and building trust. With peace-building, Africa may have found the right formula for rooting out conflicts.
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Two years in, President Ouattara's economic transformation is starting to show on tickers, charts and engineers' blueprints, but the daily reality ... for many remains unemployment and rising prices. Though the president has asked for more time, local elections show patience may be wearing thin, while steps to reconciliation have also faltered.
When a seminar room full of former public servants – a United Nations secretary general, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, ... US Treasury secretary – combines forces with African business leaders such as Zimbabwe's Strive Masiyiwa and Côte d'Ivoire's Tidjane Thiam to sound alarm bells about the theft of Africa's natural resources, it is time to take notice.