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Egypt and Libya: Squeezing out the soldiers

altA year after the fall of Hosni Mubarak and Muammar Gaddafi, getting the military out of politics remains the revolutionaries’ overriding political imperative...

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 February 2012 01:45

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Trend Hunter: Reality Check for Reality TV in Africa

Nigerian IdolBig Brother Africa has been enchanting viewers for six years now, luring African audiences who crave local content. In the past, television producers have written Africa off as a place not deserving of its own locally-produced entertainment.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2012 20:01

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African Peer Review Mechanism: Strengthening governance systems - Amos Sawyer

Ex Liberian interim president, Amos Sawyer is a member of the African Peer Review Mechanism's Panel of Eminent Persons/Photo/John Gillespie for Africa Renewal In 2003 the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), the continental development plan, initiated the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM)

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 19:14

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Morocco: PM Benkirane forms cabinet

altThe Arab Spring led to major victories for Islamist parties in Tunisia and Egypt. Morocco avoided much of that turmoil through gradual reforms. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 17:51

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How do you say 'Good Morning Africa' in Chinese?

China has embarked on a media battle at a time when other international news channels are cutting back on costs/Photo/Sven Torfinn/PANOS-REAChinese investments in Africa are now spreading to the media industry. The country's aggressive  media expansion highlights a change in Chinese media policy...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:17

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Tension between Libya and Niger over Gaddafi’s son

Saadi Gaddafi says he is in contact with the army, the militias, National Transition Council officials and members of his family/Photo/ReutersRelations between Libya and Niger are being threatened by Niamey's decision to give refuge to slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi's son and more than 30 other loyalists who fled when Tripoli fell to rebels in September 2011.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 March 2012 21:28

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