Africa’s middle class grows faster – report

The number of middle class Africans has astoundingly risen to 313 million people- slightly over34% of the continent’s entire population, according to a new report from the African Development Bank (AfDB). Titled, The Middle of the Pyramid: Dynamics of the Middle Class in Africa, the report suggests the rise in purchasing power is due to [...]

Tanzania bows to donors- over graft

Tanzania’s anti-corruption bureau has at last released the state-of-corruption report amid mounting pressure from foreign donors- who threatened to withhold aid unless its findings were made public. In his desperate bid to salvage the country from further aid freeze, amid surging financial strains, President Jakaya Kikwete did not take chances-he ordered immediate release of the [...]


Revolts or mass uprisings do not necessarily result in revolutions defined as structural or system change of institutions from political, economic, social and cultural. A revolt can result in regime change but the policies from the old regime to the new may be the same, or the new regime may even pursue more regressive or [...]

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