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Assessing the economic effects of Ebola
The outbreak of Ebola has highlighted the need for economists to assess the impact of the crisis. Very tentative findings by researchers at the International Growth Centre have flagged up warning signs on jobs, sales and the state of food … Continue reading

The New Neo-Colonialism in Africa
Truman member and sustainable development professional Adam Tiffen argues against China’s aid model of money without preconditions for social reform. The first US Africa Leaders Summit has come and gone, with nearly 50 African heads of state travelling to Washington, … Continue reading

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West Africa: Ebola Leaves Thousands of Orphans
[UN News]Amid a climbing death toll and widespread panic, the Ebola outbreak continues to ravage West Africa leaving thousands of orphaned children in its wake, an official for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today, as a fortified UN mission arrived in the region to confront and contain the growing crisis.

Kenya: Who Owns Kenya?
[RNW Africa]The 2010 constitution prevents foreigners from owning land in Kenya, but as Kenyans have come to find out, implementing these provisions is complicated by the ambiguous nature of the law and deliberate moves by the landed class to frustrate the process.

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South Sudan: UN agencies reach more than half a million people with life-saving aid
Two United Nations agencies have reached more than half a million people, including 100,000 children under the age of five, in the most remote and conflict-hit areas of South Sudan with life-saving supplies and services.

In West Africa, UN launches strengthened response as Ebola shatters lives, orphans children
Amid a climbing death toll and widespread panic, the Ebola outbreak continues to ravage West Africa leaving thousands of orphaned children in its wake, an official for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today, as a fortified UN mission arrived in the region to confront and contain the growing crisis.

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