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Huge development projects could doom Africa's environment - Science /AAAS

Science /AAAS
Africa, still covered in large swathes of pristine wilderness, is likely to lose much of its biological wealth if dozens of new massive development projects—from highways to railroads to pipelines—get the green light, according to a new study. Most ...
The Independent
The Conversation AU

How Pope Francis' Trip Retraces the First Papal Visit to Africa - TIME

“Roman Catholics number about 3,000,000 in Uganda—one of Africa's most Christianized countries,” TIME reported in the next issue, “But during the visit of Pope Paul VI last week, it seemed as if all of its 9,000,000 citizens had become instant Romans.”.
Wall Street Journal
Pew Research Center
The Guardian
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World Bank calls for $16bn to help Africa weather the effects of climate change - The Guardian

The Guardian
Even if warming does not exceed 2C, sub-Saharan Africa can expect large increases in poverty and malnutrition, the bank said in its report. But if temperatures rise 3-4C, which they are on course to do by the end of the century if no action is taken ...
World Bank Group
Deutsche Welle

Chinese Investment in Africa Falls by 40% - Voice of America

Voice of America
China's Commerce Ministry recently caused a stir when it publicly admitted that Chinese investments to Africa had fallen by 40 percent in the first half of this year. Some saw the sharp decline as a sign of the broader impact of China's slowing economy ...
Times LIVE
Independent Online

Child Marriage in Africa Could Double by 2050, UN Report Says - TIME

Africa is expected to surpass South Asia as the region with the highest number of child brides, due to slow child marriage reduction coupled with an expected population boom in the next few decades, according to a new report from the United Nations ...
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Daily Maverick

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South Africa New Partnership For Africa (NEPAD)

 New Partnership for Africa (NEPAD)

Program to eradicate poverty in Africa and to place its countries on a path of sustainable growth and development and, ...

Category: Social Science - Economics

Location: Johannesburg - South Africa

Nigeria Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Regional group of sixteen countries founded to promote economic integration in economic activities. The Economic Community Of West African States ...

Category: Social Science - Economics

Location: Abuja - Nigeria

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