Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Challenging Economic Outlook - World Bank
Sub-Saharan Africa's economies are experiencing a modest recovery, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region expected to rise to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent… Read more »
Africa: 10 Yays for the AU!
While the African Union gets a lot of flack for its inaction, they have taken *some* good decisions. We want to use Madam Chair's departure to highlight those... Read more »
Gambia: Is Jammeh Changing His Tone? - VIDEO
In his latest speech to the nation, Yahya Jammeh said the 2016 election result - which he lost - is not credible, and criticised "foreign interference" and a "sustained smear… Read more »
December 09, 2016
Gambia: A Message to the Gambia - 'Build that Bridge'
The Gambia is free at last of Yahya Jammeh. Newly elected President Adama Barrow must now take bold steps to restore Gambia's place as a responsible West African nation, with… Read more »
December 02, 2016
Gambia: What is Happening With Gambia Vote Counting?
Counting has started after presidential elections in Gambia, with the incumbent Yahya Jammeh seeking a fifth mandate. According to Reuters, the first results from two… Read more »
November 20, 2016
Gambia: Is Freedom Stirring in Banjul?
"We are ready for change!" These were the words of the taxi driver who picked me up from the airport in Gambia. We had just passed a huge billboard bearing the image of President… Read more »
October 11, 2016
Africa: 22000 CODESRIA books to African institutions of higher education
The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) has donated 21,771 books to seven African institutions of higher education and research and five… Read more »
September 15, 2016
Africa: 'China-Africa Cooperation Must be Mutually Beneficial'
A China-Africa Symposium was held on 11-12 August, 2016 in Mombasa, Kenya, on the theme "Win-Win Cooperation for Common Development". It was co-hosted by the Institute of African… Read more »
June 09, 2016
Africa: Thirty Nations Cut 'Multidimensional' Poverty in 'Runaway Success'
According to a new analysis from the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative at the University of Oxford, 30 of 35 sub-Saharan African countries analysed for changes to… Read more »
March 07, 2016
Africa: How to Adapt to Beat Crippling Droughts
Right now, 14 million people across southern Africa face going hungry due to the prolonged drought brought on by the strongest El Niño in 50 years. Read more »
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