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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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African Billionaires Drive Development
3 years ago

African Billionaires Drive Development

To maintain the impressive growth of the last decade, African economies require increased investment in sectors ranging from agribusiness to infrastructure to renewable energy. Development dollars and foreign …
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The Poverty Hackathon: Nairobi and Toronto
3 years ago

The Poverty Hackathon: Nairobi and Toronto

As access to mobile phones across the continent increases, more local developers are creating applications that aim to solve the challenges that face the continent. The <Br/eak> Poverty …
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One Woman’s Fight for Environmental Justice
4 years ago

One Woman’s Fight for Environmental Justice

Phyllis Omido is one mom who you don’t want to mess with. Nicknamed the “East African Erin Brockovich,” Omido is a Kenyan environmental activist who is best …
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The Happy African
5 years ago

The Happy African

With his infectiously bright Motown and funk-inspired single “Happy,” Pharrell Williams brings a refreshing wave of joy to a world fatigued by disasters. From the tragedies of the …
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