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10 things to watch in Africa in 2016 by Africa Research Institute
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10 things to watch in Africa in 2016

Rising debt, the ever-growing prominence of social media and a battle for the soul of the ANC are just some of the things Jamie Hitchen and Nick Branson are expecting to see in Africa in the year ahead.
Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, was elected to be the new president of the African Development Bank. at the annual meeting in Abidjan
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Reflections on the AfDB’s 50th Annual Meeting By Paul Adams

Paul Adams reflects on some of the key issues discussed at the African Development Bank’s 50th annual meeting in Abidjan – and the Bank’s growing importance.
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Bank to the Future: New Era at the AfDB by Paul Adams

Under the astute presidency of Donald Kaberuka, the AfDB has demonstrated resilience and leadership. This Briefing Note examines the Bank’s achievements and considers the challenges confronting Kaberuka’s successor.
Why Africa's Booming Cities Need More Autonomy in Urban Planning City Lab Sam Sturgis
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CityLab, 3 March 2015

CityLab's Sam Sturgis examines the "complex and exciting" urban planning projects being developed in Africa. The piece cites Africa Research Institute's 2013 Counterpoint, "Who Will Plan Africa's Cities?".