In this week's pick of some our favourite discussions over 2020-2021, we revisit the making of the nation of Nigeria. Its turbulent history has ... plenty to tell us about the current malaise. After all, as the poet Maya Angelou once said: "If you don't know where you have come from, you don't know where you are going."
The global pandemic of coronavirus may be waning in Asia and Europe, but it’s hasn’t quite peaked across Africa, and in particular North Africa.
How is the region dealing with a sudden drop from tourism, oil and investment? Are governments trusted by their people to make the right decisions?
We talk about North Africa with a focus on Egypt with Mohamed el Dahshan, devlopment economist and founder and managing director of Oxcon to find out more.
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