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The rich complain that we do not love them
by Roberto Savio | F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said 'The rich are different from you or me', yet in his days, in the early years of the 20th century, the rich were not subject to...
State of East Africa Report presentation, Leiden University
East Africa has delivered an impressive, sustained economic growth rate and is expecting a big economic boom in the near future. Nevertheless, the ordinary East African does not...
Pan-African conference on inequalities in the context of structural transformation
In a number of countries in Africa, inequalities of various dimensions are high, growing or not declining fast enough in a region that is already amongst the most unequal in the...
Will Africa be inclusive? SID Washington Chapter Event
Panel members will explore how/whether those African countries that have gained a place in the top rank of global GDP growth over the past five years can sustain high growth and...
Africa Rising? Inequalities and the essential role of fair taxation
After a decade of high growth, a new narrative of optimism has taken hold about Africa and its economic prospects. However, alongside some reductions in poverty, there is a broad...
Furthering the struggle against the social injustice of poverty in the South Asia region
Context A vast majority of the people in South Asia are persistently struggling for a better livelihood and survival. Out of the total population of the world, almost one quarter...
Set Me Free: The Story of Ajem
'The Story of Ajem' tells about the everyday life of Ajem, a Kenyan child living in Loimo, in Turkana County. The video illustrates some key challenges that children like Ajem...
Exploring Kenya's inequality: Pulling apart or pulling together? Launch event 26 November
The Society for International Development (SID) in conjunction with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is pleased to announce the launch of Exploring Kenya’s...
The State of East Africa 2013 is out now!
The State of East Africa Report 2013: One People One Destiny: The Future of Inequality in East Africa 'Not one, but three East Africas!' This is one of the key insights of the new...
The State of East Africa: When everyone is aspiring but not rising
by Aidan Eyakuze and Ahmed Salim. There is no question that the East African Community (EAC) is a model for regional integration across Africa. Despite some challenges and...