The death toll from Cyclone Idai that ripped into Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi in March 2019 is now above 1, 000, with damages estimated at $2 billion. In 2018, more than 10, 000 people lost...

Abhas Jha |

The way schooling is mostly framed in Africa attracts people to employment especially conforming in few fields such as medicine, law, engineering, and accounting. There is little or no emphasis on...

Tatenda Magetsi |

La façon dont la scolarité est structurée en Afrique attire surtout les élèves vers des métiers “conformistes”, réduits à quelques domaines comme la médecine, le droit, l’ingénierie ou la...

Tatenda Magetsi |

A boy at work in a maize field, Ethiopia.  Photo credit: C. Robinson/CIMMYT How do young rural Africans engage in the rural economy? How important is farming relative to non-farm activities and...

Jerome Bossuet |

Last October, I participated in End Poverty Day (EPD)  from the Zambia Country Office, where I had the opportunity to exchange with a host of young brilliant minds from Zambia and around the...

Hafez Ghanem |

Au mois d’octobre dernier, alors que je me trouvais dans les bureaux de la Banque mondiale à Lusaka lors de la Journée internationale pour l'élimination de la pauvreté, j’ai eu l’occasion de...

Hafez Ghanem |

Cyclone Idai is one of the most devastating storms to ever hit Africa, causing catastrophic damage in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe.

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Michel Matera |

Poucos países podem igualar ao progresso de desenvolvimento de Cabo Verde ao longo do último quarto de século. O seu rendimento nacional bruto per capita (RNB) cresceu seis vezes. A pobreza...

Rob Swinkels, Rohan Longmore |

The 2018 Law, Justice and Development Week (LDJ) Week competition period coincided with presidential and parliamentary elections in my home country of Zimbabwe. I decided to submit my proposal, as...

Matilda Rutendo Nengare |

Few countries can match Cabo Verde’s development progress over the past quarter of a century. Its Gross National Income per capita (GNI) grew six-fold. Extreme poverty fell by two-thirds from 30%...

Rob Swinkels, Rohan Longmore |