Africa: It's Time to Lift Ideological Haze in Debates About Middle Class

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[The Conversation Africa] The middle classes in the Global South gained growing attention since the turn of the century, mainly through their rapid ascendancy in the Asian emerging economies. A side effect of the economic growth during these 'fat years' was a relative increase of monetary income for a growing number of households.

Africa: Creative Africans - Who to Watch

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[African Arguments] A few years back, it was said that Africa's creative economy was like a sleeping giant. That may have been, but the giant's awake - and woke - to the fact that the vast digital presence of young African artists is fuelling new and dynamic takes on humour, politics, fact, fiction, sexuality, satire, fantasy, technology, innovation, imagination and much much more.

Africa: It's Time to Lift the Ideological Haze in Debates About Africa's Middle Class

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[The Conversation Africa] The middle classes in the Global South gained growing attention since the turn of the century, mainly through their rapid ascendancy in the Asian emerging economies. A side effect of the economic growth during these 'fat years' was a relative increase of monetary income for a growing number of households.