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More philanthropy in Africa needs research focus

Discussions on philanthropy at the African Grantmakers Network assembly in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 30 October to 2 November presented a picture both troubling and promising.

Troubling because support for the next generation of Africa’s researchers was strikingly absent from the meeting’s agenda. A catchphrase for the event, ‘Africa, the new terrain of thought leadership’, offered more smoke and mirrors than hard facts.

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