In the weeks leading up to this year’s United Nations General Assembly, the annual gathering of Presidents and Prime Ministers, some African ... leaders were reportedly unsure whether the flight across the Atlantic would be worth their while.
Since 2017, fighting between separatist insurgents and the military has disrupted the education of over 700,000 children in Cameroon’s two ... Anglophone regions. As the school year starts in September, education in the conflict-affected regions is at risk again. The two sides should strive to protect schools from being attacked and keep classrooms open.
Dancing with Ghana's Kwame Nkrumah was not just about a good jig, it was also staking her kingdom’s claim with these new rulers. Plus, the ... Queen got to shock white sensibilities by dancing with a very African man at a time when apartheid was in vogue in Southern Africa, and racial segregation was still legal in the US.
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Governments in Africa are in trouble. Economic decline, more strategic opposition parties and increasingly sophisticated electorates have left ... ruling parties increasingly susceptible to election defeat.
I have been involved in Africa’s leadership for many, many years, during which I have travelled to nearly every country on the continent, and ... interacted with some of the greatest minds ever. In my travels, I have come to realise that all our challenges – including insufficient availability of highly-nutritious food - can be solved through local expertise.