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SNAPSHOT: Africans React to Queen Elizabeth’s Passing 

  After the death of Queen Eliz­a­beth II, much of the world mourned her pass­ing. But the West­ern world, where the lega­cy of British colo­nial­ism stands out, mourned even more.  But the reac­tions from the African con­ti­nent are not so clear-cut. The monar­chi­cal sys­tem of Great Britain wreaked hav­oc on the con­ti­nent – and many problems…

Afrobeats: Chart show host celebrates ‘beautiful year’ for genre

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Africa Eye: One man’s search for a new life in Europe

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Biden Paints Russia as a Threat to the World in U.N. Speech

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On Taiwan, President Biden Should Listen to Senator Biden

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Three Reasons Why Kenya’s Democracy Triumphed

Edi­tor’s Note: The August 2022 Kenya pres­i­den­tial elec­tion result­ed in a dis­pute that was resolved by the Supreme Court. Con­trary to pre­dic­tions that the dis­pute may result in vio­lence, the sit­u­a­tion end­ed with a peace­ful trans­fer of pow­er from the admin­is­tra­tion of Pres­i­dent Uhu­ru Keny­at­ta to a new admin­is­tra­tion led by for­mer Deputy Pres­i­dent William…

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On Taiwan, President Biden Should Listen to Senator Biden

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The Queen of the World

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Putin’s attack on democracy is working. Just look at Europe.

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How Gorbachev’s political legacy was destroyed by Putin

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The Guardian view on the US in Africa: a better tone, but what next? | Editorial

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When to fist bump an autocrat

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