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CHAD: How a popular movement could threaten Idriss Déby Itno's 30 years in power

CHAD: How a popular movement could threa…

Mar 25, 2021

Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno, who has ruled since 1990, is gearing up to take on his sixth ma...

Tanzania's Samia Hassan has the chance to heal a polarised nation

Tanzania's Samia Hassan has the chance t…

Mar 23, 2021

Samia Suluhu Hassan becomes the first female president in Tanzania taking over from President John M...

Why, 31 years after independence, Namibians aren't in a festive mood

Why, 31 years after independence, Namibi…

Mar 22, 2021

Namibia celebrates its 31st independence day this month. But Namibians are not in a festive mood. A ...

Tanzania’s John Magufuli: a brilliant start but an ignominious end

Tanzania’s John Magufuli: a brilliant …

Mar 19, 2021

John Joseph Pombe Magufuli was a man who deftly played the long political game. He was nevertheless ...

Senegal: Peace in Dakar critical for Economic Prosperity

Senegal: Peace in Dakar critical for Eco…

Mar 16, 2021

The world woke to unusual images on their television screens last week with looting, vandalism and r...

Why Patrice Motsepe is a good choice for the next CAF president

Why Patrice Motsepe is a good choice for…

Mar 12, 2021

The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has a tough job. It includes working wi...

Why Eritrean refugees choose the risky migration to Europe

Why Eritrean refugees choose the risky m…

Mar 08, 2021

In November 2020, fighting in the Tigray region of Ethiopia destroyed a secondary school which opene...

Why Tunisians are still out on the streets -- a decade after the 'Dignity Revolution'

Why Tunisians are still out on the stree…

Mar 02, 2021

It has been 10 years since nation-wide protests in Tunisia led to the ousting of Tunisian Presiden...

Why being endowed with oil is not always a boon: the case of Nigeria and Angola

Why being endowed with oil is not always…

Feb 22, 2021

In countries with weak governance institutions, natural resource wealth tends to be a curse instead ...

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Facebook User Base Hit 2.8 Billion in 2020, Revenues Jumped by 20% YoY

Feb 18, 2021

Facebook User Base Hit 2.8 Billion in 2020, Revenues Jumped by 20% YoY

Social media platforms have played a huge role in communication during the pandemic, with billions of people using them ...

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