In Uganda, government is looking for $400million to revive its national airline. The country wants to boost tourism and attract foreign investors but economists are warning government against the fragile investment.
Vaccinations save lives, but African countries almost always have to import the necessary serums. Now some governments are talking about producing vaccines locally — but it's not that simple.
South African schools will teach Swahili alongside other non-African languages such as Mandarin, French and German. Proponents hope it may one day become a lingua franca for the African continent.
Power shortages are stalling African development. Private sector green power providers say renewables could close the energy gap – but better market conditions are essential.
Africa has depended on outside help to combat its worst killer, malaria, for decades. Despite more recent strides than setbacks in combating the scourge of the mosquito-borne disease, it remains heavily donor-reliant.
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