The African Union Commission, AUC, has said that more than 30 million African children of school age are not in … More
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Africa making great strides toward many MDG targets yet serious challenges remain, new report says
Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a … More
The best story in development: Africa is experiencing some of the biggest falls in child mortality ever seen, anywhere
The best story in development Africa is experiencing some of the biggest falls in child mortality ever seen, anywhere
IT IS, says Gabriel Demombynes, of the World Bank’s Nairobi office, “a tremendous success story that has only barely been recognised”. Michael Clemens of the Centre for Global Development calls it simply “the biggest, best story in development”. It is the huge decline in child mortality now gathering pace across Africa.