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Business unusual will drive Africa’s quest to achieve health care for all

Africa’s quest for health continues to be held back by a combination of factors such as natural disasters and pandemics


African employers for gender equality

Africa has over 700 companies with an annual revenue of more than $500 million, including 400 with revenue above $1 billion. The ability of these companies to thrive rests on building and retaining…  


Firm level manufacturing performance in resource-rich countries

We published a blog on 26 July 2018 titled the Manufacturing Challenges in Resource-Rich Countries. But, our conclusion then was based on analysis at the aggregate level. As a complementary analysis,…  


Accelerating NDC implementation through new partnerships

Global temperatures are likely to rise between 2.5 and 2.8°C above pre-industrial levels. Investments required for increased climate actions will only be achieved with significant levels of private…  


Eradicate poverty by breaking the curse of Africa’s unsustainable debt

Rising debt amplifies investment risk, hampers economic diversification, and undermines investment in human capital.  






Tapping into the power of narratives

Tapping into traditional communication means and complementing them with technological channels is one way of enhancing efforts towards preventing violent extremism.  


Addressing the foreign direct investment paradox in Africa

Africa's share of the global FDI is low to stagnant, in spite of high returns  

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