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Archive for June, 2011
Originally published on the website of the Council of Foreign Relations, John Campbell writes about the potential appointment of a managing director of the World Bank to a post in Nigeria’s government.
During the last meeting between southern African heads of state, it seemed that Jacob Zuma might finally be challenging Robert Mugabe’s sovereignty.
Taking Action on Education in Developing Countries: A Pan-African NGO and a U.S. Academic Institution Call for Renewed Global Commitment to Education
“The most urgent priority is to ensure access to, and improve the quality of, education for girls and women, and to remove every obstacle that hampers their active participation.”
Education is a major topic of concern both within and outside the African continent, and one key issue that many are focusing on is the education of girls and young women.