Politics

Tue,25Sep2018

Politics

'Boko Haram have branded us as infidels': Nigeria's struggle to rebuild communities torn apart by terrorism

 

Afolabi Sotunde/ReutersThe Borno State governor talks to The Africa Report  about fostering tolerance, rebuilding communities and why he is focusing on the next generation of young people

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Liberia: Where there’s a will…

 

18926.HRAfter losing out in the 2005 and 2012 elections, former footballer George Weah is now president, and shaking up politics with his young support base and big promises

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The next revolutionary movement is sweeping across Southern Africa

 

WIKUS DE WET/AFPThe ruling liberation movements of the Southern African region have stark choices in this confluence of historic moments: reform governance and  fight corruption, or risk losing power and provoking the ire of a new generation of activists

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Opinion: No man is an island

 

Patrick Smith, editor-in-chief of The Africa Report, shares his thoughts on nurturing Africa's creativity and innovation

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The ethnic rivalry that holds Kenya hostage

 

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Ten days before Kenya’s fresh presidential election on 26 October, a doctor took to Twitter to describe a harrowing ordeal. After a checkup, a patient asked for the doctor’s name and number so he could seek him out directly in future. When the doctor gave it to him, the patient asked: “You are one of those people?” The patient then spat on him and left. By “those people”, the patient was talking about the Luo.

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The resistance begins: Kenya's opposition marches on after last year's electoral boycott

 

Ben Curtis/AP/SIPAAfter Nasa’s boycott allowed President Uhura Kenyatta a landslide victory, Raila Odinga’s “national campaign of defiance” is emerging as a highly organised force

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From the boardroom to the ballot paper: African business leaders move into politics

MATHIEU PERSAN FOR TARAcross the globe and on the continent, business tycoons are trying their hand at government.  The Africa Report looks at their successes  and failures in using their commercial skills to build popular support and fix economies

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