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"High poverty rates in Nigeria have led many businesses, including those in tech, to adopt sachet marketing to survive."
"High poverty rates in Nigeria have led many businesses, including those in tech, to adopt sachet marketing to survive."
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>"The Ukraine crisis is significantly increasing political stress and potential conflict throughout Africa."
>"The Ukraine crisis is significantly increasing political stress and potential conflict throughout Africa."
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"COVID is only one factor contributing to the difficult debt situation in the region."
"COVID is only one factor contributing to the difficult debt situation in the region."
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"The informal sector in Zimbabwe is massive. Finding ways to connect it to the formal sector is vital."
"The informal sector in Zimbabwe is massive. Finding ways to connect it to the formal sector is vital."
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>"More than a third of people living in South Africa’s richest province Gauteng can’t afford to buy enough food."
>"More than a third of people living in South Africa’s richest province Gauteng can’t afford to buy enough food."
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>"Companies are moving their production back to developed countries. This is jeopardising the decades-long progress in global poverty reduction."
>"Companies are moving their production back to developed countries. This is jeopardising the decades-long progress in global poverty reduction."
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"Opportunities for social mobility, rather than simply economic incentives, have generated emigration from China to countries like Ghana."
"Opportunities for social mobility, rather than simply economic incentives, have generated emigration from China to countries like Ghana."
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"The number of retirees at risk of poverty is growing, making them three times more likely to experience poverty than any other age group."
"The number of retirees at risk of poverty is growing, making them three times more likely to experience poverty than any other age group."
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"Hippolyte Fofack argues that tariff reductions alone will not be enough to spur broad-based regional growth."
"Hippolyte Fofack argues that tariff reductions alone will not be enough to spur broad-based regional growth."
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"China is the largest creditor to emerging-market countries and its involvement is crucial in reaching a global consensus around debt disclosure requirements, says Bretton Woods Committee."
"China is the largest creditor to emerging-market countries and its involvement is crucial in reaching a global consensus around debt disclosure requirements, says Bretton Woods Committee."
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"Kenya should develop market standards that guide the quality of potatoes sold in local markets."
"Kenya should develop market standards that guide the quality of potatoes sold in local markets."
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"Biniam Bedasso & Tilahun Emiru argue that the Biden administration’s suspension of preferential access to US markets will only hurt the poor."
"Biniam Bedasso & Tilahun Emiru argue that the Biden administration’s suspension of preferential access to US markets will only hurt the poor."
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>"Stephen Ogweno sees enormous growth opportunities for firms that focus on improving access to care on the continent."
>"Stephen Ogweno sees enormous growth opportunities for firms that focus on improving access to care on the continent."
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"A so-called "sachet economy" has emerged as high inflation makes everyday items too expensive for many."
"A so-called "sachet economy" has emerged as high inflation makes everyday items too expensive for many."
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>"African countries are struggling to implement the African Union’s protocol on free movement four years after its ratification."
>"African countries are struggling to implement the African Union’s protocol on free movement four years after its ratification."