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April 21, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa
Is Aid Dead? A Discussion with Dambisa Moyo on Foreign Aid and Development

Watch Dambisa Moyo, author of the new book Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa, share her thoughts on the current system of international development aid.

April 21, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa
Is Aid Dead? A Discussion with Dambisa Moyo on Foreign Aid and Development

In her recently released book, Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa, Moyo offers a fresh critique of international development aid from an African perspective. Mo…

April 1, 2011

Competitiveness
Capital, Labor, and Productivity: Moyo on U.S. Economic Competitiveness

Dambisa Moyo, economist and author of "How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly -- and the Stark Choices Ahead," shares her thoughts on U.S. economic leadership, China’s rise, and the d…

December 27, 2016

Global
Prospects for the Global Economy in 2017

In the wake of a turbulent 2016, four experts analyze what’s in store for the global economy in the coming year, from China’s rebalancing efforts to the rise of populism in Europe.

December 5, 2017

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe Cabinet Appointments Disappoint

Friends of Zimbabwe hoped that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s cabinet appointments would signal a shift away from the tyranny of deposed president Robert Mugabe. Instead, Mnangagwa’s appointments have signaled continuity, not change.

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April 11, 2017

United States
How Does the U.S. Spend Its Foreign Aid?

With President Donald J. Trump advocating for deep cuts to U.S. foreign aid, debate has renewed over the role of foreign assistance funds in boosting growth, promoting democracy, and saving lives.

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July 18, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Question of the Week: China in Africa Part II

Is Chinese aid and investment a positive force for development in Africa? This is the second Question of the Week post about Chinese involvement in Africa. Last week, we focused on China’s South-Sou…

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July 11, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Question of the Week: China in Africa

The Development Channel is pleased to launch a new feature, Question of the Week. These posts will review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background informati…

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January 6, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Balzac and Nigeria’s Boko Haram

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

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August 6, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa
Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa lose billions of dollars each year through corruption, say analysts. Local and international efforts to reform governance have been inconsistent.