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Access to information and implications for healthy ageing in Africa: challenges and strategies for public librariesDigitalCommons@University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2016The elderly people are of intrinsic value to societies. Their health is Africa’s wealth. Unfortunately, Africa has serious health burden raging from diseases, poverty ignorance that hardly support healthy ageing.DocumentAfrican Development Bank, 2016This brief describes trends in population ageing in Africa relative to those in economically advanced countries. It highlights the key drivers of the phenomenon, both globally and in the African context more specifically.Document
On the development of the mobile based agricultural extension system in Tanzania: a technological perspectiveThe International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, 2015The growth of African science and technology has been hampared by a multitude of problems. From the continent’s late start in the race to setting up and obtaining universities with research quality fundamentals to equipment acquisition, lack of capacity, limited research and development resources and most importantly the increasing absence of international research partnerships.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2016Can digital information and communication technology (ICT) foster mass political mobilization?Document
The political and economic dynamics of foreign aid: a case study of United States and Chinese aid to Sub-Sahara AfricaEconomic Research Southern Africa, 2016The foreign aid arena as it pertains to the African continent has traditionally been dominated by the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, however over the last three decades non-traditional donors such as the China, South Africa and Brazil have emerged in the donor field.DocumentCenter for Global Development, USA, 2013How big is China’s aid to Africa? Does it complement or undermine the efforts of traditional donors? China releases little information, and outside estimates of the size and nature of Chinese aid vary widely.DocumentDigital Commons@UM Carey Law, 19791978 saw inportant changes in Chin'a foreign aid programme. It cut aid to its two largest recipients, Vietnam and Albania. At the same time, China reqested aid from the United Nations for the first time, and negotiated loans from other countires, although it appeared contradictory that China was continuiing to give foreign economic assistance whilst soliciting aid for itself.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016China-Africa ties have expanded beyond trade and investment in extractive industries to engagement in telecommunications, infrastructure, manufacturing, finance, media, agriculture and peace and security issues. This factsheet provides historical background and an overview of contemporary relations between China and Africa.In particular it looks at:DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016The establishment of the AU in 2002 created opportunities for an ambitious democracy and human rights agenda in the foreign and continental policies of African states.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016The view that ‘Africa should learn from China’s development’ has been expressed throughout Africa, from the chairperson of the AU through senior government officials to analysts, scholars and ordinary citizens.