Recently the United Nations declared 2015-2024 as the International Decade for the People of African Descent. Africa Renewal‘s Masimba Tafirenyika sat down with the president of the 69th session of...
30 Mar 2015
When Uganda dropped plans last year to raise money by issuing dollar-denominated debt, some experts...
5 Dec 2014
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has exposed the...
6 Aug 2014
Among Africa’s policy wonks, underperforming trade across the continent is a favoured subject. To...
24 Mar 2014
African leaders face tough challenges in developing, upgrading and maintaining the continent’s...
19 Feb 2014
AS THE AFRICAN UNION MARKS 2014 AS THE YEAR OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY, this special edition...
18 Feb 2014
In 2012 Malawi found itself in a tight spot, again. A food crisis set off by erratic rains, rising...
19 Nov 2013
Last year the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa inaugurated the 10-member High-Level...
19 Nov 2013
The figures are staggering: between $1.2 trillion and $1.4 trillion has left Africa in illicit...
19 Jul 2013
As the United Nations intervention brigade takes up positions to confront armed rebels in the...
15 Jan 2013
Good intentions alone are not enough
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