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An In-Depth Look at the Candidates for African Development Bank President

In a few months’ time, the African Development Bank (“AfDB”) Board of Governors will vote to decide the successor to President Donald Kaberuka whose presidency comes to an end on August 31, 2015.  Having first gained international prominence for undertaking sweeping economic reforms as finance minister in a post-genocide Rwanda, Kaberuka has had a highly … Continue Reading

The Role of Technology in Spreading Democracy

In the past two decades, the spread of democracy has been one of the most important advances across the African continent.  Since the 2008 launch of the website Ushahidi (the Swahili word for “testimony” or “witness”) which crowd-sourced and mapped user-generated reports of post-election violence in Kenya, technology has been playing an increasingly critical role … Continue Reading
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