Computer science is a superpower. With coding knowledge, a little funding, a few laptops and their creative brains, a small team of African developers could create the next big thing. Why not? A…

Andry Ravololonjatovo |

À la Banque mondiale, nous savons qu’aucun pays, aucune communauté ni aucune économie ne peut exprimer tout son potentiel et relever les défis du XXIe siècle sans garantir la participation pleine…

Akihiko Nishio |

How can data be used to improve disease outbreak warning, urban planning, air quality, or agricultural production? Seven winning projects, which will receive support from the third round of…

World Bank Data Team |

When I was based in the field, I often noticed that many of the journalists working in Africa had not been specifically trained to report on development-related matters, which at times hobbled…

Haleh Bridi |

In 2018, Madagascar is said to be one of the poorest countries in the world. Antananarivo is said to be the third dirtiest capital. Some diseases like the plague persist in the country, even in…

Claudia Navalonirina Raobelina |

En 2018, on dit de Madagascar que c’est l’un des pays les plus pauvres de la planète. Qu’Antananarivo est la troisième capitale la plus sale au monde. Qu’il y a encore des maladies comme la peste…

Claudia Navalonirina Raobelina |

Les autorités malgaches et l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) ont annoncé en novembre dernier que l’épidémie de peste pulmonaire à Madagascar était jugulée. Pour nous comme pour beaucoup d’…

Juergen Voegele, Tim Evans, Karin Erika Kemper |

  A new World Bank study finds that some Chilean technicians with a two-year degree have education returns that are only slightly lower than those of professionals. (Photo: Dominic Chavez/World…

Diego Angel-Urdinola |

Cette page: English Phiona Mutesa, la vraie Queen of Katwe. Tout le monde aime passer son dimanche après-midi au cinéma pour se détendre. Mais parfois, le grand écran dépasse son simple rôle de…

David Evans |

Also available in: Français Phiona Mutesa, the real Queen of Katwe. Who doesn’t enjoy an afternoon at the movies? Yet sometimes a cinema screening can be more than just fun. An experiment in…

David Evans |