The King Baudouin Foundation has just announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2014-2015 African Development Prize. The Prize awards innovative initiatives that help local communities…

Kristina Nwazota |

A vibrant private sector - with firms investing, creating jobs, and improving productivity - is absolutely essential for promoting growth and expanding opportunities. In order to support the…

Matija Laco |

Dear Africa Can readers, we’ve heard from many of you since our former Africa Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan left the region for a new Bank position that you want Africa Can to continue…

Francisco Ferreira |

The Roma make up Europe’s largest and poorest ethnic group, with three-quarters of their estimated 10 to 12 million people living in poverty, and fewer than one in three having a job. The Roma are…

Maria Davalos, Indhira Santos, Patti Petesch, Giorgia DeMarchi |

Когда газетные заголовки посвящены в основном насилию и политическим потрясениям в регионе Ближнего Востока и Северной Африки, легко забыть, что наступило время ежегодного начала начал. От Машрика…

Simon Thacker |

تقف منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في الخطوط الأمامية من المواجهة مع تغير المناخ.وحسب تقرير البنك الدولي الصادر بعنوان "اخفضوا الحرارة: لماذا ينبغي تفادي ارتفاع حرارة الأرض 4 درجات مئوية…

سايمون ثاكر |

The Middle East and North Africa region is on the front lines of climate change.  According to the World Bank report Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4 ͦ C Warmer World Must be Avoided (WB, 2012), the…

Simon Thacker |

Le changement climatique frappe le Moyen-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord au premier chef. D’après le rapport de la Banque mondiale intitulé Baissons la chaleur : Pourquoi il faut absolument éviter une…

Simon Thacker |

Motorcycle riders and passengers have long been vulnerable users of motorized transport. In the Americas, with the increasing ownership of motorcycles, given the ease and lower costs, this trend…

Anna Okola |

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Marouane El Abassi |