July 2006

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Combating inequality in Africa

15 Jul 2006

Workers in Burkina Faso are angry. Four times in 2005 and then again this May, the country’s trade unions shut down economic activity through a series of national general strikes. Thousands marched...

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  • Harnessing the Internet for development
    15 Jul 2006

    While Africa’s post-independence leaders dreamed of linking their countries through road and...

  • Protecting civilians from genocide
    15 Jul 2006

    When Eugenie Mukeshimana and Suad Mansour met on the eve of the twelfth anniversary of the Rwanda...

  • Africa Agenda
    15 Jul 2006

    26–28 July 2006, Budapest (Hungary) and 2–4 August 2006, Baltimore (USA) — International e-...

  • Africa Books
    15 Jul 2006

    ** PLEASE NOTE: BOOKS ARE NOT DIRECTLY AVAILABLE FROM AFRICA RENEWAL, THEY MUST BE OBTAINED...

  • Africa In Brief
    15 Jul 2006

    The presidents of Nigeria and Cameroon signed an agreement in June ending their countries’...

  • Africa Watch
    15 Jul 2006

    URBANIZATIONThe battle in Africa’s slums

  • African women are ready to lead
    15 Jul 2006

    When the young Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika was sent off to an all-girls boarding school in Zambia...

  • African AIDS battle at a crossroads
    15 Jul 2006

    Condom distribution in Nigeria: AIDS prevention programmes are beginning to have an impact....

  • Boosting African farm yields
    15 Jul 2006

    Emily Miyanda is luckier than most farmers in hunger-plagued Zambia. With 6 hectares of irrigated...

  • Is cassava Africa’s new staple food?
    15 Jul 2006

    It had not rained for months in Southern Africa four years ago and the fields of maize outside of...