AfricaFocus (Washington, DC)


July 14

July 10

  • Africa: Rapid Growth in Mobile Money [analysis]

    "The mobile money landscape is becoming increasingly competitive, and this is especially true in Sub-Saharan Africa where mobile money is already available in 36 of 47 countries in... Read more »

July 07

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June 23

  • Central African Republic: Nation's Crisis Remains Forgotten

    "The crisis that has plagued the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2012, particularly predation by both authorities and armed groups, has led to the collapse of the... Read more »

June 16

June 09

  • Nigeria: Beyond the Hashtag Debates [analysis]

    "As is often the case in situations of widespread insecurity and violence, the displacement caused by Boko Haram and the [Nigerian] army's operations against it has reduced... Read more »

June 01

  • South Africa: Diamond Miners Dodge Tax? [analysis]

    "In 2011, South Africa produced diamonds whose uncut, or rough, value was $1.73 billion, or 12 percent of global production, according to the most recent government data available.... Read more »

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April 30

April 24

  • Africa: The High Cost of Remittances

    "Remittances from African migrants play a vital role in supporting health, education, food security and productive investment in agriculture. Yet many of the benefits of remittance... Read more »

April 17

  • Mali: Polls Show Turn to Optimism

    "In an Afrobarometer survey in December 2012, three quarters of adult Malians were worried that the country was moving in 'the wrong direction.' At that time, at the depths of a... Read more »

April 14

April 07

  • Nigeria: Security Forces and Insecurity

    "Boko Haram is both a serious challenge and manifestation of more profound threats to Nigeria's security. Unless the federal and state governments, and the region, develop and... Read more »

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March 17

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February 17

  • Burundi: Threats to Democracy, Peace Grow

    The UN Security Council voted unanimously last week to renew the mandate for the UN peacebuilding mission in Burundi until the end of the year, despite the position of the... Read more »

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