The African Development Bank is the designated “new” influential player in town and has produced a report that describes its vision of what Africa will look like in 2060. What it says and does not say is very telling and provides a valuable insight into what policy advice the Bank will be dispensing to regional governments today, and where its money will be deployed in the service of the future.
The President’s office in Tanzania has recently rejected a nomination to consider the Eastern Arc Mountains in Tanzania as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
I have thought about writing something like this for some time. Of the many forms in which this article could be presented, I have chosen to deliver it conversationally — thoughts on education, health care, clean water and the environment.
Let us be a little more aware when it comes to our lifestyles. We can live sustainably. The question is, are we ready to make the shift, for the sake of our continent and our future?