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By  Hapsa Dia. I just came back from a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre… it was heavy and full of lessons. ...

By Adama Gaye*   At the end of this month, African leaders have a unique chance to provide the right leadership to the continent’s main body -The African Union Commission (AUC), and they can’t...

by Carlos Lopes At a time when Africa has bold aspirations, through Agenda 2063, to confront large scale challenges like the ascendant demographic curve, green industrialization and domestic resource...

Abdoulaye Mar Dieye by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye UNDP Assistant Administrator Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa ...

Since the early 1990s, most African countries have witnessed varied democratic transitions. Almost all democratic transitions have had to navigate the complexities and challenges of managing diversity...

Addis Ababa, 17 April 2014 (ECA) — As a result of rebasing and re-benchmarking of the national accounts series of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Nigeria’s nominal GDP has been nearly doubled,...

Inflation falls to 7.7% y/y in Feb. Inflation in Nigeria dropped to 7.7% y/y in Feb 2014, from 8.0% y/y in Jan and Dec, which represents a low since at least late 2007. The CPI figure for Feb was also...

The economic weight of Southern actors at the global level over the last two decades has been unprecedented in speed and scale. Whilst growth levels of western economies plummeted following the 2008-2009...

This year Africa celebrates fifty years since the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU); never before has the continent been so poised to reap the benefit of its enormous resources. Sweeping...