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‘All in this together’

Africans tolerant on ethnic, religious, national, but not sexual differences.

More in our Pan-Africa Profile on Tolerance.

Unwelcome to South Africa

Half of citizens would refuse asylum, bar foreign workers, place refugees in camps.

More in Dispatch 360.

COVID-19 and cash

Currency shortages pose a threat to Zimbabwe’s fight against the new coronavirus.

More in Dispatch 357.

Democracy in Côte d’Ivoire

Still in search of a democratic strengthening

(Available only in French).

More in Policy Paper 64.

Lived poverty on the rise

Reversing a decade-long trend of improving living standards, more Africans going without basic necessities.

More in Policy Paper 62.

Without health care in Africa

Even before COVID-19, more than half of all Africans experienced lack of needed medical care.

See Dispatch 352.

A passing grade

Transparency, accountability, and democracy matter in citizens’ assessments of education quality.

More in Policy Paper 63.


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