Official figures suggest Africa is a poverty-stricken land whose people can barely feed themselves. But, as Sarah Rundell reveals, that’s only half the picture: consumer demand is on the up and companies should line up to gorge themselves on Africa’s growing appetite for luxury goods
Ibrahim Gambari, Office of the Special Advisor on Africa, gives Ai an exclusive insight into how the UN can help Nepad implement its development goals
Industrialised nations are turning to the developing world in the race to cut their greenhouse gas emissions. James Knight discovers that Africa must work hard to capitalise on the global carbon rush .
Botswana’s government takes its cues from other countries when it comes to making regulatory changes. Paul Emery urges it to keep up the pace