Africa

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A continent in transition
Africa is the continent of opportunity – economic, political and cultural. But how can it make the most of its potential?
Feeding the fish
Jowhor Ile is a Nigerian author whose ­writings about daily life in Africa are both poetic and political.
‘Africa can capture the century’
Kandeh Yumkella has left a high-ranking position at the United Nations in order to push for progress in Sierra Leone.
Golden rice
Nigeria still relies on imports to supply the population with rice. Farmers like Hajiya Gambo Auwalu want to change this.
Solution in a nutshell
Cultivation of cashew nuts has improved lives of farmers in Ghana. For a long time their potential remained unexploited.
‘Stop saying nothing has changed!’
Tunisians should be more proud of what they have achieved after the Arab Spring, says Amel Karboul.

Africa

Africa