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African Economic Development

Why African Diasporans Should Be Engaged in Africa's Prosperity

Amini Kajunju | Posted 05.27.2016 | Impact
Amini Kajunju

Worldwide, there are nearly 170 million Africans in the diaspora. With enormous progress taking root across the continent, Africans in the diaspora are uniquely positioned to contribute to boosting the economic growth and prosperity in Africa.

Is There a Difference Between a Third World Autocrat and a Wall Street Mogul?

Robert Creamer | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Robert Creamer

For everyday Americans to once again be able to look forward to giving more opportunities to their children than they themselves experienced in life, America must rein in its own kleptocrats on Wall Street and end the descent into economic inequality that threatens our future.

From Hand-outs to Handshakes: The Time Has Come for the African Farmer

Josette Sheeran | Posted 07.18.2012 | Business
Josette Sheeran

The fact that these days you are more likely to attend an investor conference than a donor conference in Africa underscores the energy by which a new generation of leaders are responding to Africa's development challenges.

A Diamond in the Rough? Africa's Newest Central Bank Opens in an Unexpected Location

Vijaya Ramachandran | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
Vijaya Ramachandran

This post was co-authored by Ross Thuotte. Last week, lawmakers in Somaliland (Somalia's northern, semi-autonomous region) reportedly established Som...