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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited MDG Project in Mbalmayo.  He was shown a water purification process and visited a radio station

Grassroots democracy in Cameroon

A new  paper by the Africa research institute looks at grassroots democracy in action in Cameroon, one of Africa’s oldest dictatorships. The paper describes how citizens, local mayors and a society of booklovers have worked together to establish participatory budgeting…

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Adam Freeman.  Photo credit:  Graeme Robertson

Adam Freeman joins Bloomberg Media

On 19th May it was announced that Adam Freeman, who previously worked at the Guardian, driving the digital transformation of its print brands and expansion of its global commercial operations, has been appointed Managing Director of Bloomberg Media for Europe,…

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Ghana: Peaceful polls but some controversy

Ghana: Peaceful polls but some controversy

Despite staging one of the most peaceful and fair elections in Africa, the losing opposition’s challenge of the results has taken some gloss over the outcome, writes Ben Billis December 7, 2012 marked yet another turning point in the history…

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