Chronic, non-communicable diseases are increasing in unprecedented rate elsewhere.
Governments have allowed globalization to outpace them, and have permitted a small group of very wealthy individuals to flout the rule of law. If nothing is done to improve global governance, democracy itself could come under threat, writes Ngaire Woods.
For the emerging economies, with their relatively illiquid financial markets, such trends encourage over-dependence on low-cost external capital, which can be withdrawn in a heartbeat, writes Michael Spence.
The Ethiopian economy has been registering double-digit growth for more than a decade. However, the contribution of the insurance sector is not as significant as that of Kenya or Uganda, writes Asseged Gebremedhin.