The growth of the middle class in Africa has been slower than expected in recent years. That has weighed on sentiment among international investors.
Building hydroelectric power plants is complex and often difficult to finance. But not just investors need convincing, the local population does, too.
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
The African Development Bank has proposed developing the continent's 400 million hectares of cultivatable savanna lands, but guest writers Sam Dindi and Esther Ngumbi explain the potential environmental impact.
Germany has a booming economy but most Germans are not particularly wealthy. Hans-Böckler-Stiftung says that the danger of poverty in Germany is comparatively high and measures should be taken to avoid a crisis.
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