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Jocelyne Sambira

Jocelyne Sambira

Jocelyne Sambira is a UN staff member and writer for Africa Renewal in New York. She previously served in the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan from 2007-2009 as a radio producer. She moved there from Kenya where she had been reporting for the UN humanitarian news agency, IRIN, in the Great Lakes region and Northern Uganda since 2002. Jocelyne began her career as a radio producer in the thick of a civil war in her native Burundi. She holds a Masters in Science in Digital Media from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism (2014).

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Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li

Financing Africa’s development agenda

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: December 2015

Kingsley Ighobor
— Carlos Lopes
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Kingsley Ighobor
— Carlos Lopes
Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li
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Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li
Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li

Financing Africa’s development agenda

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: December 2015

Kingsley Ighobor
— Carlos Lopes
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— Carlos Lopes
Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li
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Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li
Solar panels being cleaned at the Ain Beni Mathar Integrated Combined Cycle Thermo-Solar Power Plant in Morocco.  World Bank/Dana Smillie

New bond issue set to help Africa go ‘green’

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: August 2015

A way of bankrolling a clean energy revolution
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A way of bankrolling a clean energy revolution
Solar panels being cleaned at the Ain Beni Mathar Integrated Combined Cycle Thermo-Solar Power Plant in Morocco.  World Bank/Dana Smillie
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Solar panels being cleaned at the Ain Beni Mathar Integrated Combined Cycle Thermo-Solar Power Plant in Morocco.  World Bank/Dana Smillie
Cables and wires in storage at Reroy Cables. The Ghanaian company augmented its capital with a bank loan secured with the help of the International Finance Corporation, an affiliate of the World Bank. Panos/Nyani Quarmyne

Borrowing responsibly: Africa’s debt challenge

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: August 2015

Countries may be borrowing too much and too fast
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Countries may be borrowing too much and too fast
Cables and wires in storage at Reroy Cables. The Ghanaian company augmented its capital with a bank loan secured with the help of the International Finance Corporation, an affiliate of the World Bank. Panos/Nyani Quarmyne
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Cables and wires in storage at Reroy Cables. The Ghanaian company augmented its capital with a bank loan secured with the help of the International Finance Corporation, an affiliate of the World Bank. Panos/Nyani Quarmyne

Hunting for Eurobonds

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: April 2014

Views split on sub-Saharan Africa’s debut in the international markets
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Views split on sub-Saharan Africa’s debut in the international markets
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Influencing policy is ‘not a numbers game’

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: August 2013

More women in Africa enter public office, but still wield little power
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More women in Africa enter public office, but still wield little power
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Tapping migration wealth to fund development

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: August 2013

African diaspora remittances can reduce poverty
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African diaspora remittances can reduce poverty
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Africa Wired

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: August 2013

Simple invention brokers peace between humans and wildlife
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Simple invention brokers peace between humans and wildlife
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Japan: Africa’s subtle but effective partner

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By: Jocelyne Sambira
Interview with JICA President, Akihiko Tanaka
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Interview with JICA President, Akihiko Tanaka
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Africa’s mobile youth drive change

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: May 2013

Cell phones reshape youth cultures
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Cell phones reshape youth cultures
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Counterfeit drugs raise Africa’s temperature

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: May 2013

Profits too high, penalties too low to stop crime
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Profits too high, penalties too low to stop crime
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Rwanda genocide survivors struggle to rebuild their lives

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By: Jocelyne Sambira
Genocide can happen anywhere, says Jacqueline Murekatete, a survivor
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Genocide can happen anywhere, says Jacqueline Murekatete, a survivor
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‘Take away the guns,’ women tell UN envoy

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By: Jocelyne Sambira
Reforms needed to stop war-time sex crimes, says Zainab Bangura
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Reforms needed to stop war-time sex crimes, says Zainab Bangura
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Stabilizing Somalia: a new chapter begins

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: January 2013

A “make or break” point for the country’s new leaders
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A “make or break” point for the country’s new leaders
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Reconstructive surgery brings hope to survivors of genital cutting

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: January 2013

New advances can give women more normal lives
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New advances can give women more normal lives
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New HIV infections are falling dramatically in Africa

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By: Jocelyne Sambira
People with the disease are also living longer and better
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People with the disease are also living longer and better
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Burundi’s push for universal education

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By: Jocelyne Sambira
Enrolment rates at an all time high, but challenges remain
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Enrolment rates at an all time high, but challenges remain
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Children of ProjectArt, a Harlem, New York summer arts camp, create Nelson Mandela inspired art and messages for peace

‘Inspire change, make every day a Mandela Day’

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By: Jocelyne Sambira
Africans celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day
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Africans celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day
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Children of ProjectArt, a Harlem, New York summer arts camp, create Nelson Mandela inspired art and messages for peace

Northern Mali’s ‘city of saints’ suffers rebel fury

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By: Jocelyne Sambira

Africa Renewal: August 2012

Destruction of Timbuktu mausoleums is “repugnant,” says UN
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Destruction of Timbuktu mausoleums is “repugnant,” says UN
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