In Rural Africa Motorcycles Aren’t Just Fun, They Are A Lifeline For Millions

Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship   
August 29th, 2013

In Rural Africa Motorcycles Aren’t Just Fun, They Are A Lifeline For Millions

When thinking of how to best help an impoverished and remote community, most might think about investing in better healthcare or education. One of the biggest issues, however, is that one must have a delivery system to bring this infrastructure in. That’s where Riders For Health comes into picture using motorcycles to distribute medicine to rural areas of Africa.

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BRICS In Africa: A Development Dream?

Think Africa   
June 10th, 2013

BRICS In Africa: A Development Dream?

Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) compose the well-known economic powerhouse that could very well soon surpass the current industrialized nations. Now, their eye is turned to Africa and the potential investment opportunity that could be mutually beneficial for these strong developing countries and the underdeveloped nations still struggling in Africa.

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Liberia: Sacrificing For Others – Unmil Celebrates International Day Of UN Peacekeepers

allAfrica   
May 31st, 2013

Liberia: Sacrificing For Others – Unmil Celebrates International Day Of UN Peacekeepers

Liberia is a nation stricken by poverty and starvation, but yesterday was a day for celebration and remembrance. Liberia showed its appreciation for all that the UN peacekeepers have done to protect its people on International Day for UN peacekeepers with an enthusiastic parade.

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Resource Optimism

Baobab Africa   
May 23rd, 2013

Resource Optimism

The blogger Baobab gives insight as to why many African countries struggle economically despite having a wealth of natural resources to use to their advantage.

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Africa’s Emerging Middle Class Drives Growth And Democracy

NONVIOLENT CONFLICT   
May 11th, 2013

Africa’s Emerging Middle Class Drives Growth And Democracy

Africa is undergoing a economic and political change due to an uprising of middle class workers who are driving change and growth through their success.

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Ready For More Interventions In Africa? Obama Is

Waging Nonviolence   
July 8th, 2013

Ready For More Interventions In Africa? Obama Is

With foreign nations rapidly growing and regimes changing constantly, it is obvious that the current administration’s top foreign policy officials will be instrumental more than ever in tackling the world’s issues. The new appointments point towards a foreign policy shift of interventionism in dealing with the international community’s obstacles.

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Free Life Insurance With Your Phone Bill? Ghana’s Tigo Tries It

Global Envision   
June 6th, 2013

Free Life Insurance With Your Phone Bill? Ghana’s Tigo Tries It

With cellphone users only growing on the African continent, it should be expected that companies are trying every selling method to retain their customers. Because of this, companies are now offering free life insurance with a subscription to their service. Offering this safety-net may help alleviate many individuals who find themselves moving into greater poverty.

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4 Innovative Models Changing Health Care In Africa

Co.EXIST   
May 24th, 2013

4 Innovative Models Changing Health Care In Africa

Despite physical and theoretical obstacles, private sector organizations are managing to find unique ways to deliver systems of healthcare to low-income people in Africa who need it most.

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China-Africa: Towards More Sustainable Health Care?

THINK AFRICA PRESS   
May 22nd, 2013

China-Africa: Towards More Sustainable Health Care?

China’s early health diplomacy in Africa is markedly distinct from Western health initiatives, and arguably more effective in terms of local African contexts.

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A Simple, Elegant Stove To Make Cooking Safer In Africa

Co.EXIST   
May 7th, 2013

A Simple, Elegant Stove To Make Cooking Safer In Africa

A new start up called The Baker Stove is on the quest to provide people with a an affordable cooking method that is safer and more efficient that previous strategies and stove models.

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