Carlos Lopes: Clear-eyed view of African development.

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Although the globally respected economist Carlos Lopes no longer heads up the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), he remains one of the most influential advocates for development on the continent. Now a professor of economics at the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice, University of Cape Town, Lopes is a recognisable fixture at development gatherings around the world and prolific on Twitter, where he imparts his wisdom on African urbanisation, trade and technology to over 37,000 followers.

Although an academic at heart, Lopes brings...

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