Looking for African women leaders

The Kuwa Ajabu Foundation ("be extraordinary") is a non-profit organisation which empowers and builds sustainable capacity in the form of job creation for young, unemployed people across Africa. Affiliate partners include the UN, Women In Finance, Menprow and the fully black-owned Blue Rain...

8 Apr 2011

3bn Ivory Coast debt write-off

The International Monetary Fund will write off US$3 billlion of Ivory Coast's US$12.8 billion national debt. The decision comes after the fund agreed to lend another US$565 million to the country, on condition that the government reduces poverty and improves financial transparency. Ivory Coast...

2 Apr 2009

Journalists in exile

Over the past six years, the Committee to Protect Journalists has documented 243 cases of journalists who have been forced to flee their home country to avoid harassment and imprisonment. On average, three journalists a month make this escape, with less than 15% of them ever seeing home again....

20 Jun 2007

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