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Cape Town residents queue to fill containers with water. Photo: AP Photo/Bram Janssen

Cape Town water taps running dry

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: April 2018 - July 2018

South Africa’s second biggest city averts a water crisis—for now
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South Africa’s second biggest city averts a water crisis—for now
Cape Town residents queue to fill containers with water. Photo: AP Photo/Bram Janssen
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Cape Town residents queue to fill containers with water. Photo: AP Photo/Bram Janssen
Peter Thomson , the 71st president of the United Nations General Assembly.  AR/Eleni Mourdoukoutas

Ocean Conference: Our best and last chance to get things right

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: May - July 2017

— Peter Thomson
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— Peter Thomson
Peter Thomson , the 71st president of the United Nations General Assembly.  AR/Eleni Mourdoukoutas
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Peter Thomson , the 71st president of the United Nations General Assembly.  AR/Eleni Mourdoukoutas
A coffee farmer from Musasa, Rwanda, shows her health insurance card. Panos/Andrew Esiebo

It’s time to rethink medical insurance

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

A mobile phone plan in Kenya targets low-income groups
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A mobile phone plan in Kenya targets low-income groups
A coffee farmer from Musasa, Rwanda, shows her health insurance card. Panos/Andrew Esiebo
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A coffee farmer from Musasa, Rwanda, shows her health insurance card. Panos/Andrew Esiebo
Technicians assemble computers at the Omatek factory in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: Panos/Sven Torfinn

Why has Africa failed to industrialize?

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: August - November 2016

Experts call for bold and creative policies
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Experts call for bold and creative policies
Technicians assemble computers at the Omatek factory in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: Panos/Sven Torfinn
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Technicians assemble computers at the Omatek factory in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: Panos/Sven Torfinn
UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous (centre) tours the Dutch camp of the UN Mission in Mali. Photo: UN Photo/Marco Dormino

Drones are effective in protecting civilians

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: April 2016

— Hervé Ladsous
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— Hervé Ladsous
UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous (centre) tours the Dutch camp of the UN Mission in Mali. Photo: UN Photo/Marco Dormino
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UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous (centre) tours the Dutch camp of the UN Mission in Mali. Photo: UN Photo/Marco Dormino
David Nabarro, UN Secretary-General’s special adviser on the sustainable development goals.

SDGs: No one will be left behind

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: April 2016

— David Nabarro
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— David Nabarro
David Nabarro, UN Secretary-General’s special adviser on the sustainable development goals.
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David Nabarro, UN Secretary-General’s special adviser on the sustainable development goals.
Ethiopia Commodity Exchange building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: Africa Renewal/Masimba Tafirenyika

Ethiopia: fixing agriculture

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: December 2015

A no-nonsense agency works to remove bottlenecks
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A no-nonsense agency works to remove bottlenecks
Ethiopia Commodity Exchange building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: Africa Renewal/Masimba Tafirenyika
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Ethiopia Commodity Exchange building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: Africa Renewal/Masimba Tafirenyika
Pali Lehohla, Statistician-General of Statistics South Africa.  ITU/ R. Farrell

African statistics have come of age

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: August 2015

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Pali Lehohla, Statistician-General of Statistics South Africa.  ITU/ R. Farrell
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Pali Lehohla, Statistician-General of Statistics South Africa.  ITU/ R. Farrell
A view of streets and high rise apartment buildings in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Panos/Sven Torfinn

The changing face of Ethiopia

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: August 2015

An assertive nation flexes its economic muscle
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An assertive nation flexes its economic muscle
A view of streets and high rise apartment buildings in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Panos/Sven Torfinn
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A view of streets and high rise apartment buildings in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Panos/Sven Torfinn
Sam Kahamba Kutesa, President of the United Nations General Assembly’s sixty-ninth session. Photo: Africa Section/Paddy Ilos

If you want to liberate your body, liberate your mind

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: April 2015

— Sam Kutesa
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— Sam Kutesa
Sam Kahamba Kutesa, President of the United Nations General Assembly’s sixty-ninth session. Photo: Africa Section/Paddy Ilos
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Sam Kahamba Kutesa, President of the United Nations General Assembly’s sixty-ninth session. Photo: Africa Section/Paddy Ilos
Miners in a lift cage at the Chambishi copper mine in Kitwe, Zambia. Photo: Panos/Sven Torfinn

How healthy is Africa’s sovereign bond debt?

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: April 2015

Analysts caution against accumulating too much
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Analysts caution against accumulating too much
Miners in a lift cage at the Chambishi copper mine in Kitwe, Zambia. Photo: Panos/Sven Torfinn
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Miners in a lift cage at the Chambishi copper mine in Kitwe, Zambia. Photo: Panos/Sven Torfinn
Girls in Voinjama, Liberia, look at a poster that displays information on Ebola.   Photo: UNICEF/Liberia/Jallanzo

Ebola: A wake-up call for leaders

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: December 2014

Disease exposes the weaknesses of neglected healthcare systems
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Disease exposes the weaknesses of neglected healthcare systems
Girls in Voinjama, Liberia, look at a poster that displays information on Ebola.   Photo: UNICEF/Liberia/Jallanzo
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Girls in Voinjama, Liberia, look at a poster that displays information on Ebola.   Photo: UNICEF/Liberia/Jallanzo
Reliable road networks are essential to trade. Photo: World Bank/Arne Hoel

Intra-Africa trade: Going beyond political commitments

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: August 2014

Progress will come when agreements are implemented
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Progress will come when agreements are implemented
Reliable road networks are essential to trade. Photo: World Bank/Arne Hoel
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Reliable road networks are essential to trade. Photo: World Bank/Arne Hoel

Africa flies on a wing and a prayer

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: April 2014

Air transport reforms needed to unlock full potential
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Air transport reforms needed to unlock full potential
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Africa’s food policy needs sharper teeth

Term ID: 158
By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Good intentions alone are not enough
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Good intentions alone are not enough
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What went wrong? Lessons from Malawi’s food crisis

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Autocracy and aid dependency killed an agriculture success story
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Autocracy and aid dependency killed an agriculture success story
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Africa loses $50 billion every year

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: December 2013

Interview with Nigerian Ambassador Segun Apata
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Interview with Nigerian Ambassador Segun Apata
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Illicit Financial Flows from Africa: track it, stop it, get it

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: December 2013

Illicit money outflows are draining Africa’s domestic resources, depriving it of crucial investment funds
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Illicit money outflows are draining Africa’s domestic resources, depriving it of crucial investment funds
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UN chief teams up with World Bank leader to resolve conflict and fight poverty in Congo

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: August 2013

A new partnership brings in troops and dollars
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A new partnership brings in troops and dollars
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Africa’s food policy needs sharper teeth

Term ID: 158
By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: January 2013

Good intentions alone are not enough
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Good intentions alone are not enough
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What went wrong? Lessons from Malawi’s food crisis

Term ID: 158
By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: January 2013

Autocracy and aid dependency killed an agriculture success story
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Autocracy and aid dependency killed an agriculture success story
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Harnessing African stock exchanges to promote growth

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: August 2012

Despite some weaknesses, right policies could unleash their power
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Despite some weaknesses, right policies could unleash their power
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To Rio and beyond: Africa seeks sustainable solutions

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: April 2012

Paving the path to “the future we want”
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Paving the path to “the future we want”
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Lesotho’s economy catches flu — from big brother’s sneeze

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: December 2011

Hard times trigger policy review
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Hard times trigger policy review
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Global food crisis: time to break the vicious cycle

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: August 2011

Delaying reforms will guarantee recurrent surges in food prices
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Delaying reforms will guarantee recurrent surges in food prices
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Information technology super-charging Rwanda's economy

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By: Masimba Tafirenyika

Africa Renewal: April 2011

Country aspires to become a regional high-tech hub
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Country aspires to become a regional high-tech hub
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