Diptesh Soni

Diptesh Soni

@dipteshpsoni

Diptesh Soni is a management consultant based in Joburg, South Africa and a graduate of Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Twitter: @dipteshpsoni

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venturesafrica.com

Here are 6 top football academies in Nigeria honing the skills of ...

Here are 6 top football academies in Nigeria honing...

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The Christian Science Monitor

A billion Africans under 18 by mid-century: More jobs, or more angry ...

A billion Africans under 18 by mid-century: More jo...

Africa population boom article
blogs.cfr.org

Africa in Transition » Africa's Youth Bulge a Big Burden

Africa in Transition » Africa's Youth Bulge a Big B...

Niger mine article
blogs.cfr.org

African Economies: Growing Quickly But Transforming Slowly

Fully transforming African economies into healthy, productive, and attractive destinations for investment will require much-needed structural transformation.

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blogs.cfr.org

Africa in Transition » Perceived Corruption in South Africa Still High

Africa in Transition » Perceived Corruption in Sout...

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blogs.cfr.org

Afrobarometer Shows Mixed Results on Africa’s Fight Against Corruption

A protester displays a modified Kenyan 1,000 Shilli...

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Center on Glbalization and Sustainable Development

Koranic Schools Pose a Challenge to Millennium Development Goal Two and the Definition of a Basic Education in Potou, Senegal

By Diptesh Soni
While there are 54 public primary s...

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blogs.cfr.org

Africa in Transition » Unpacking Africa’s Growth Forecasts: Potentials and Risks

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What It's Like Being in Africa When President Obama Visits

While sitting around the television watching the news with my Senegalese host family, the older brother reflected out loud, “I still don’t understand the purpose of Obama’s visit…” I shrugged. “He cam...

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policymic

Zimbabwe Election Results: Don't Judge Mugabe Until You Read ...

There's more to Zimbabwe than its most recent election. The country's history is tied to land reform — something Mugabe and most Zimbabweans support, and that the West must learn to live with.

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The Morningside Post

A Development Bank of Their Own

IMF spring meetings/ courtesy: IMF (Photo by Stephen Jaffe)

Disappointment and frustration were evident among representatives of the BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, and China — last month at...

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Center on Glbalization and Sustainable Development

Stakeholder Meetings Aid Successful Exit Strategies

With just over two years left to achieve the MDGs, Millennium Village Project sites must now find sustainable exit strategies by working with numerous stakeholders, particularly governments, in order ...

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The Student Journals

The Two-Party System is Dead

It’s amazing, when you think about it, that a nation so diverse and populous such as the US can so neatly trim, brand, and package its vast political spectrum into an a) or b) multiple choice. A) Republicans. B) Democrats

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The Student Journals

Domestic issues show South Africa still has a long way to go ...

Diptesh Soni goes beyond the national politics of South Africa, and provides a fascinating look at domestic circumstances in the country, and how they relate to its progression.