Despite widespread black poverty caused by unemployment, progress has been made towards the goal of a racially equal society.
South Africans have experienced significant shocks to their livelihoods, and the threat of hunger presents a major concern for health, political and social stability.
Countries with effective governments have reduced income poverty by almost twice the speed.
Initiatives to boost South Africa’s economy could reinforce structural weaknesses without addressing the high levels of inequality.
The global poverty plot is thicker than what the World Bank would have us believe.
Young aspirant politicians lack support structure and the money, both of which remain strong factors in deciding politics in Nigeria.
Kenya’s new budget is expected to focus on food security, manufacturing, universal health coverage, and affordable housing.
Comic Relief is leading a major rethink in how charities portray poverty in Africa.