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What does Russia really want from Africa?

Brookings Institution (blog) Beyond the splashy show of unity and camaraderie, the summit also raised a number of questions—namely, what does Russia really want from Africa …

Out of Africa, a Collection and a Dedication to Giving Back

The New York Times To carry out that mission, Ms. Vilardell travels several times a year — to places including Mali, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Senegal and South Africa …

How the Jihadists Are Advancing in Western Africa

Bloomberg Australia-NZ Islamist militant attacks are wreaking havoc in West Africa. An insurgency that began in northern Mali in 2012 has spread to neighboring Burkina Faso …

Africa’s top shots: 8-14 November 2019

BBC News A selection of photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week: Boys and men dressed in golden robes stand next to ornate religious …

Swiss tourist dies after vehicle crushed by giraffe in South Africa accident

Fox News South African National Parks said in a news release the incident happened Sunday at Kruger National Park, when a minibus carrying 13 people struck …

Figure of the week: Migration and remittances in sub-Saharan Africa

Brookings Institution (blog) In September, the World Bank released a new report that provides an update on global migration and its role in economic development. The report …

Nairobi summit explores progress on issues affecting women

Al Jazeera America Nairobi, Kenya – She sits quietly in a corner of a large and vacant tent where journalists scamper to find chairs and power sockets to meet deadlines.

The US plays a unique role in UN solvency

Quartz Cuts to peacekeeping will likely prove more harmful to the African continent than any other single region. Large budgetary cuts during 2017 fell heavily …

African Union Fires Ambassador To U.S.

NPR The African Union fired its U.S. ambassador this month. Her supporters say it was because of her anti-colonial speeches. However, a recent AU …

Global climate change concerns for Africa’s Lake Victoria

Science Daily Global climate change could cause Africa’s Lake Victoria, the world’s largest tropical lake and source of the Nile River, to dry up in the next 500 years, …

What Does China’s Investment in Africa Mean for Europe?

Center for Global Development This piece was first published by Friends of Europe, please see the original article here. China’s growing and deepening engagement in Africa has …