Africa in 2020: Art and Activism
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Join us at our annual event to discuss what is in store for the African continent in 2020 – to set the scene for a new decade. Politically, the rise of democratisation and accoun...
2019 was a pretty mixed year both in Africa and the UK. In Africa, there were bright spots like Senegal and Ghana; some dark spots, like Cameroon and Zimbabwe where problems are festering; and a lot of dappled spots in between from Sudan and Ethiopia, w...
We read last week that the Brazilian economy ministry had adjusted its monthly export data for September, October and November twice in under a week. The revisions were sizeable: that for November was close to US$6bn. They undermine the credibility of the stat...
This blog was co-authored by Dr Julian Eaton (Co-Director of the Centre for Global Mental Health at LSHTM and Mental Health Director at CBM International), Dr Nicholas Westcott (Director of the Royal African Society) and Prof Stanley Okolo (Director-General of...
When a prominent Liberian women’s rights activist, let us call her Mary, was personally invited to Britain by DfID to speak at the 2017 Family Planning Summit, she leapt at the opportunity to give direct testimony to a key meeting. But first she had to tra...