Africans

The population of Africa has grown rapidly over the past century and consequently shows a large youth bulge, further reinforced by a low life expectancy of below 50 years in some African countries. Total population as of 2020 is estimated at more than 1.341 billion, with a growth rate of more than 2.5% p.a. The total fertility rate (births per woman) for Sub-Saharan Africa is 4.7 as of 2018, the highest in the world according to the World Bank. The most populous African country is Nigeria with over 206 million inhabitants as of 2020 and a growth rate of 2.6% …

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The Problem of Humanitarian Intervention: A Tough Challenge with No Good Answer

Cato Institute · 8 April 2021 English

Today, April 7, is the official anniversary of the start of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Probably a half million or so people — estimates range wildly — were murdered …

disproportionate attention, no matter how many black Africans were being slaughtered at the same time. Nor


Improving Energy Efficiency and Interconnectivity in Africa through Regional Economic Integration

CSEA · 31 March 2021 English

Affordable and efficient energy supply is essential for enhanced welfare and better development outcomes. However, African states suffer from huge deficits in energy generation and distribution, resulting in unreliable power …

of existing power pools The proportion of Africans with access to electricity is significantly lower


Colaba Conversation Rapporteurs’ Report

ORF · 30 March 2021 English

On 2 February 2021, Observer Research Foundation (ORF), in collaboration with the Government of Maharashtra, launched ‘Colaba Conversation’—Mumbai’s signature forum for discussing international policy issues affecting the city, the nation, …

inherent advantage owing to favourable views among Africans of Indian culture and democracy. Moreover, given


Africa's Latent Assets

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

the top and optimism prevails is an excellent basis for entrepreneurship and innovation. Second, Africans, like westerners who built the world's most successful effective states, are highly skeptical of attitudes can be a critical basis for building better institutions. Third, Africa is “cosmopolitan.” Africans are the most multilingual people in the world, have high levels of religious tolerance, and are are welcoming to strangers. The experience of navigating cultural and linguistic diversity sets Africans up for success in a globalized world.

basis for entrepreneurship and innovation. Second, Africans, like westerners who built the world's most successful institutions. Third, Africa is “cosmopolitan.” Africans are the most multilingual people in the world navigating cultural and linguistic diversity sets Africans up for success in a globalized world. Soeren be the most socially mobile part of the world. Africans are also the most optimistic about future mobility are critical to people’s opportunities, in fact Africans are more likely to say that the way to get ahead


Monetary Policy, Inflation, and Distributional Impact: South Africa’s Case

IMF · 19 March 2021 English

The South African Reserve Bank has continued to fulfill its constitutional mandate to protect the value of the local currency by keeping inflation low and steady. This paper provides evidence …

poorest South Africans, even as it reduces the purchasing power of the richer South Africans. This is because empirical data on the changing lives of South Africans during 2008–17, tracking a large number of same


Migrant seasonal workers in the European agricultural sector

EPRS · 26 February 2021 English

The EU fruit and vegetable sector is heavily dependent on a non-national labour force, either from other EU Member States or third countries. Germany, Italy, Spain, France and Poland, in …

guest workers are eastern Europeans, followed by Africans – mostly Moroccan women – and Latin Americans


How Violence against Women and Children is Represented in Research

ISS · 25 February 2021 English

This policy brief presents findings from an analysis of how violence against women and children in South Africa was represented in 57 research papers. The analysis complements the work of …

on interventions to prevent violence as South Africans. How we did the research The ISS research insufficient opportunities for poor black South Africans to build meaningful and fulfilling lives or escape


Monitoring Social and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Refugees in Uganda : …

World Bank Group · 24 February 2021 English

The High-Frequency Phone Survey for refugees in Uganda (URHFPS) tracks the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 on refugees. The World Bank (WB) in collaboration with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) …

not affect children Africans are immune to Coronavirus Africans are


Monitoring Social and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Refugees in Uganda : …

World Bank Group · 24 February 2021 English

The High-Frequency Phone Survey for refugees in Uganda (URHFPS) tracks the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 on refugees. The World Bank (WB) in collaboration with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) …

can be used as sanitizers against Coronavirus Africans are immune to Coronavirus Coronavirus does not weather Coronavirus does not affect children Africans are immune to Coronavirus Lemon and alcohol can


The New Frontier for the EU-Africa Relationship and its Relevance for Southern …

SAIIA · 23 February 2021 English

In late 2020 the relationship between the European Union (EU) and Africa had reached a frontier and the next phase in the relationship was very unclear. A nexus of factors, …

as much as possible, especially for the sake of Africans. Nevertheless, commercial rivalry is bound to face of fluctuating demands and the fact that Africans have generally been critical of what they perceive


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