Monthly Archives: August 2014

Job creation or just talk?

You see them all over. Desperate young Africans (usually men) looking for work. They migrate to urban areas in search for employment, they line up outside factories, they approach people in the streets saying they are willing to work for … Continue reading

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Religion and development in Africa*

Religion has always been central to people’s lives in Africa. Although the majority of Africans are Christians or Muslims, traditional religions also play an important role. Religions have had and still have a powerful effect on politics and development. When meeting … Continue reading

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Lessons learned: How to improve development aid

Development aid has had and will continue to play an important role in the global fight against poverty and inequality. However, it needs to change. Some good results have been achieved, but not good as hoped for. The prominent British … Continue reading

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