Given conflict in Libya, the cycle of militant attacks in the East of the DRC, and regular attacks across the Sahel and in Somalia, the guns ... are far from quiet.
Does the African Union have the political skills to silence them?
More than 20 million young people, aged 15-24 years, join the workforce in Africa south of the Sahara every year. These young job seekers will ... need to find work in today’s more competitive global economy, and not everyone thinks they will be successful.
For the first time, Africa-focused startup funding has crossed the $1 billion mark. Last year, African startups received a total of $1.3 billion, ... with over half of the total funnelled into fintech businesses. From banking to health care provision, startups are proving that technology can provide the solutions to the most challenging of problems.
When Emmanuel Macron drew a parallel between the “memorial challenges” the Algerian war represented for him and what the Holocaust (Shoah) ... meant for Jacques Chirac, he triggered the ire of those in France who have still not mourned the colonial era. He had the courage, at a time when Algeria is changing and opening up, to tackle a taboo.