There is concern over the growing influence of non-regional players in decision making at the regional bank.
Tanzania was an early, ardent believer in family planning. Now it joins a growing number of developing nations that see potential advantage in having a huge and growing workforce.
The truth is that data in Africa are not produced on time, not frequently enough, are of poor quality and aren't accurate. This makes it difficult to make data driven decisions.
It is time to jettison the vague notion of African time. And for Africa to clean up its act.