Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

  • Political gender equity improves human capital far beyond politics

    Why Do We Need More King Peggys?

    Apr 28, 14 • 397 Views • No Comments

    Our Monday Gender Issue: Having a woman as the king of an African fishing village can make a big difference. During 2008, a secretary who works at Ghana’s Washington DC embassy  got a middle of the night call at her home in Silver Spring, Maryland....  [read more]

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    African Developments

    Apr 8, 12 • 228 Views • No Comments

    In Malawi, when local newspapers referred to the president as “the big kahuna,” his office threatened a jail sentence if they did not stop. This threat and subsequent events take us straight to Why Nations Fail. Malawi is a small sliver shaped...  [read more]