Evidence shows extremist groups are more successful at recruiting new members among disaffected youth, the poor and unemployed
Are poor societies stuck with their dictators and failed elections? Some new and surprising insights
Poor African nations may transition to democratic laws and multiparty polls, but only for a short period. Their odds of flourishing remain slim
When social enterprises fail to make friends, can they still influence people? The danger of repeating mistakes of aid
When you come into a country and the only locals you hire are support staff, what are you telling your customer?
Using business to change lives of the 'small people'; the story of three African social entrepreneurs
"If you bring poor things to the poor, you’re extending poverty and misery. But if you bring the best to the poor, social transformation will kick in"
Africa has about 165,000 High Net Worth Individuals, with combined wealth holdings of $860 billion
Climate change could lead to 43 million more Africans living in poverty by 2030 unless action is taken.
One needs so many documents to move around DRC, that one will almost always not have them all – and so have to pay a bribe to move on.
The victory was a rare one in Africa, where very few such protests ever yield a compromise or a change of course.
26% of households across the continent are headed by women; the probability that a woman heads a household has been increasing in all regions
Region emerged as one of the fastest-growing in the world after Asia on the back of the progress of the last two decades.
It is possible, even necessary, “to be pro-labour and pro-business; pro-growth as well as pro-equity," a new WEF report says
Thanks to the progress of the last 15 years, the geography of poverty has changed.
Countries like Laos and some South American nations have been affected. The last cases in Europe were during World War II in Nazi concentration camps.
Greece birthed European civilisation but can no longer afford to live by its standards. Who can then? Not Africa, surely
We have to consider the possibility that dictatorships in Africa have become an integral part of the global system of fiscal governance.
About 585 million people, or 72% of the population in sub-Saharan Africa, still live in or at the brink of poverty.