How to build an extractive industry that will benefit Senegal’s healthcare system?
South Africa has a new chance to promote good governance on the continent
Silencing the guns in Africa: Achievements and stumbling blocks
Cyber crime and data privacy: how Africa can up its game
Women in Policy Making: Chief Theresa Kachindamoto
South Africa’s balancing act in the AU
Expert view: The critical policy issues for Africa in 2020
Has climate change played a role in the exceptional Eastern African 2019 short rains?
Human rights under continued threat in Africa: report
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Deepening Integration in SADC: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities
The Gambia's Draft Constitution Reflects Citizens' Preference for Term Limits, Gender Quota
Eight Priorities for the African Union in 2020
Batswana say Traditional Leaders Strengthen Democracy - But Should Stay out of Politics
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Money Talks - A key reason youths join Boko Haram
The particular observation in this study, that people join Boko Haram because of financial rewards, challenges the popular scholarly proposition that poverty has no direct causal link with terrorism and violent extremism.
Life Stories: Learning from Kismayo
'Life Stories' is a set of deep, introspective narratives provided by six of the individual women that took part in a research process that examined the gendered dynamics of inter-clan conflict in Kismayo, Somalia, and in particular the role of women in processes of violence and peace.
Change ahead: Experience and awareness of climate change in Africa
Climate change is “the defining development challenge of our time,” and Africa the continent most vulnerable to its consequences, according to the African Union and the United Nations. Farmers in Uganda waiting endlessly for rain, cyclone survivors in Mozambique and Zimbabwe digging out of the mud and burying their dead – these images bring home what changing climate and increasingly extreme weather conditions may mean for everyday Africans.
Sales Tax Proposal: We are beating a dead horse
The tribal wisdom of the Dakota tribe in the United States of America, passed on from one generation to the next, says that “when you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount”. In Zambia’s haste to pronounce VAT dead, the country has veered dangerously close to resurrecting a truly dead horse – one that died 25 years ago – in the form of Sales Tax.