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Are progress and inequalities incompatible?

After the great financial crisis of 2008, income inequality became an obsession for all those who felt abandoned by the market economy. In 2011, the slogan “We are the 99%” (meaning the 99% of the population who no longer support wealth is…

Why cut Africa from e-learning?

When analysing the challenges of e-learning, there is a tendency to focus on the issue of access: difficulty in accessing financial resources to acquire equipment; Difficulties of geographical access, since some regions are too isolated and…

Africa: the secrets of wealth creation

In recent decades, hundreds of millions of people have emerged from poverty to form a powerful global middle class. This unprecedented advance is the result of greater economic freedom. It spells out personal choice, voluntary exchange and…

Africa: how to release access to the drug?

Faced with the many difficulties of access to medicines in Africa, States are often challenged to intervene by taking charge of access fees or by controlling the price of medicines. Unfortunately, these interferences in the functioning…

ECOWAS: on the road to the single currency

The presidential “task force” of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will announce on February 21st the new roadmap for the creation of the ECO, the single currency of the economic zone. Last October, West African…

Who causes poverty to the third world?

“Come, fix upon me that accusing eye. I thirst for accusation. (W. B. Yeats)” These words of (W. B. Yeats) would certainly have been able to be written to portray the consent patent, even the welcome, of the West to the accusations of…

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