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October 24, 2019
For several years, Africa has gained a reputation as the next frontier for tech and social enterprises. In reality, the startup economy is growing...
October 22, 2019
Global development is increasingly intertwined with state fragility. Poverty is becoming concentrated in fragile states, and conflict, violent...
October 18, 2019
In January 2018, Liberia took a significant step in its nascent democratic history. His Excellency, George Manneh Weah, a celebrated soccer star, was...
April 10, 2019
The infrastructure gap in the developing world needs to be addressed if the global community aims to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. The...