Mwangi S. Kimenyi, senior fellow and former director of the Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) at the Brookings Institution, passed away on June 6, 2015. Through his leadership, AGI established partnerships with six African think tanks, launched the Africa Policy Dialogue on the Hill, and developed AGI's annual publication, Foresight Africa, which takes a look ahead at the most critical issues facing the continent.
I think it’s good to take note that the Africans have realized that a country approach to development is okay, but given the type of market, they are not going to go very far just focusing on their own country’s approach.
Donors and governments have broadened access to school at the cost of creating a dysfunctional public-education system where millions of children are attending school but are not learning.
Kenyans do feel demoralized. They are paying a very high price for being good hosts. But, they have also recovered; they have dealt with a lot of these types of incidents, but this also brings them together.