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Telling a good story – artists and development

Jidenna Theodore Mobisson speaking at CFA Strategies for Empowering the Next Generation of Leadership on Africa (photo: CFA - Constituency for Africa/YouTube)   “In the quote unquote ‘dark continent’, which doesn’t have the best electrical grid, why is it that when you come back from there you’re the most electrified you ever feel?” Jidenna grew up between Nigeria and the United States. Responding to some of the dictates typical of immigrant families, he set out to...
Change is the only constant

Change is the only constant

Greetings from the secretariat of the Africa Progress Panel (APP). Welcome to our first newsletter of 2017. It’s often said that change is the only constant. While that maxim may not suit every organisation, it’s certainly one that has driven the dynamism of the APP since its inception.