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Guinea-Bissau election rivalries raise questions about stability

What is the cause of Guinea-Bissau's growing political problems and what does it mean for stability in the shadow of a November presidential election?
from The Conversation on Jul 15, 2019.

Making peace with oil palm - or selling out?

A growing number of scientists say it's time to work with oil palm companies to make the best of a bad situation but some critics.
from Science on Jul 14, 2019.

How bonds aimed at the diaspora can raise crucial funds for Africa

If structured the right way and linked to clear goals, diaspora bonds have huge potential to raise much-needed development finance.
from African Arguments on Jul 12, 2019.

Addis Ababa’s street hustlers helped build the city – now they’re being pushed out

Africa's population is booming, but while productivity and employment are unsteady, African cities could descend into conflict and disorder.
from The Conversation on Jul 10, 2019.

Data tool helps indigenous people navigate their rights

The average distance to school is five kilometres for indigenous children in Kenya, a journey often also constrained by wild elephants or lions and lack of roads.
from SciDev.Net on Jul 8, 2019.

Check your passport privilege

Nanjala Nyabola explains the weighty, 'anti-citizen' African bureaucracies that have their origins in the colonial period.
from New Internationalist on Jul 5, 2019.

'I’m against all of the laws of this regime': What Sudan’s women want

Sixty-four female protesters are interviewed about why they are demonstrating in Sudan. This is what they said.
from African Arguments on Jul 4, 2019.

Failure to fix the economy will undo Ramaphosa

The fear that South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa might be losing rather than winning is adding further angst to an already febrile atmosphere.
from Mail&Guardian on Jul 2, 2019.

India needs to look again at its water plans

The Indian governments plan to tackle water shortage sounds good, but is it the remedy the country needs?
from Down to Earth on Jul 1, 2019.

Why no one’s buying the new Zimbabwean dollar

There's nothing normal about the economic crisis in Zimbabwe, where — thanks to decades of mismanagement of the economy — the normal rules simply do not apply.
from \Mail&Guardian on Jun 26, 2019.
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