Social entrepreneurship on the move in East Africa

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By Adva Saldinger

East Africa, and perhaps beyond, has been astir with entrepreneurship this past week. Perhaps it is because of the moment and the occasion of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya, but it doesn’t quite seem that way. On the ground in East Africa, Devex Impact editor Adva Saldinger shares her observations on the growing field of social entrepreneurship.


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Russia names first 'undesirable' as civil society crackdown continues

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Russia’s increasingly restrictive laws concerning civil society have claimed its first “official” victim. What does it mean to be named an “undesirable” organization and how will these laws affect civil society in the country in the long run? We asked several experts to find out.

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