An expectant mother. (Photo/CherieJPhotography/Flickr)

Too Many Women Die During And After Childbirth In Sub-Saharan Africa: Here’s A Fix That Makes Economic Sense

Maternal mortality remains high around the world, with more than 303,000 women dying in pregnancy, childbirth or shortly afterwards. More than half of these deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa.

Pemba in northern Mozambique has seen a surge of new arrivals in step with investments to exploit off-shore gas deposits. (Photo/Flickr).

Why Natural Resource Discoveries Are More Than Just A Curse: The Case Of Mozambique

Mozambiques offshore natural gas discoveries in the Rovuma basin since 2009 have been nothing short of prolific. They are now valued at approximately 50 times the countrys gross domestic product.

Construction workers on site: Africa accounted for 64% of global reforms dealing with construction permits. (Photo/Arne Hoel/World Bank).

Sub-Saharan African Economies Set New Record With 83 Key Business Reforms In Last Year, Lead World In Some

In the ease of doing business global rankings, Mauritius is in 25thplace, followed by Rwanda (41), and Kenya (80) as the Sub-Saharan Africas top ranked economies.