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Archive March 2014

High-level Panel to Discuss Investment in African Agriculture

Tanzania’s President Kikwete and Commissioners of the European and African Unions will join a high-level panel in Brussels to discuss investment opportunities in African agriculture. The panel will meet against a background of increasing confidence about the prospects for African agriculture and the continent’s food system.

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April 2014 Day-By-Day

27th  March – 1st April 2014

7th Joint Ministerial Conference on Industrialization for Sustainable and Inclusive Development in Africa

Abuja, Nigeria

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Making progress in fighting Africa’s neglected diseases

Africa needs coordination and more funding to fight neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), writes Gilbert Nakweya.The fight against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Africa picked momentum in 2012.

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The Gambia’s Women Demand a Seat at the Political Table

Banjul – The countdown to the Gambia’s 2016 general elections has begun with a rare move to bring together female politicians from across the divided political spectrum to ensure increased female representation.

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20 Years On – Rwanda Uses Genocide Reconciliation to Boost Economic Growth

Kigali. It’s almost 20 years now since Sylidio Gashirabake, a Hutu, was a perpetrator in Rwanda’s genocide. It’s also almost 20 years since his neighbour, Augustin Kabogo, a Tutsi, lost his sister and family in the violence. But today, both men work side-by-side in their joint business venture in Kirehe district in southeastern Rwanda. continue reading »

Can documentary film as a genre do justice to the astounding life of Fela Kuti?

Documentary films truncate an entire life into fleeting bursts of exuberance and somber moments. Any moments that exist in between, however significant they are, are left out completely or brushed over. In making a documentary, on any subject, the director carves a narrative. And at times, the narrative carves itself. The decision then to make a documentary on the astounding life of Fela Kuti is a brave one. What do you exclude? What do you include? And most importantly, what informs these decisions?

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