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The most recent data from the US Department of Agriculture highlights a number of interesting dynamics in Southern Africa's maize production.
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An entire informal economy has developed as a byproduct of the flourishing tourism industry.
“It is in your hands to make the world a better place,” Mandela famously told younger generations.
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She looked at me in the eyes with a teary face and said: “They do not want to play with me because I am ugly”.
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The growth in animal feed demand has been spurred on by an increase in demand for high-protein food – especially within the growing middle class.
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Africa has shown me that there is a bright future for humankind. I can only pray that some of this grace and beauty can rub off on to the land of my birth.
South Africa is in a technical recession, unemployment figures are at record highs and the inequality gap is far from closing.
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In Africa, banking the unbanked remains a pressing need. Roughly 700 million people in Africa are financially excluded – denied economic citizenship.
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The ability to sell online, where the customers, anywhere in the world, can instantly get a shipping quote, can be exponential for Africa's growth.
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Most African leaders, seem to be inflicted with a strange syndrome of clinging uncompromisingly to power.
In addition to his scholarship for girls in Nigeria, Oyelowo says he wants to extend his humanitarian efforts to combat the global epidemic of human trafficking.
We wish to draw attention to the plight of the asylum seeker and refugee women and highlight the epidemic of rape when used as a weapon of war.
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David Oyelowo is serious about inspiring positive change in the world. The actor will be honored on June 4 by the Diamond Empowerment Fund, a nonprofit co-founded by Russell Simmons, with the Diamonds...
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Mbeki's 'I am an African' speech laid the conceptual framework for what was articulated as the 'African Renaissance' and later still as 'Africa Rising'.
The enthusiasm in entrepreneurship in Africa hasn't translated to investment in high-growth sectors such as agriculture or construction.