Several African nations, including Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau are listed as examples of places where this new gangsterism is taking hold. Check this out, courtesy of Foreign Policy magazine.
Earlier this year, the Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) at Brookings released the latest edition of the annual Foresight Africa report.
Late last year, after 20 years of investing on the African continent, Mara Phones opened the first two smartphone-manufacturing factories
Rwanda on Friday became one of the first African countries to declare readiness to trade under the African
Africa & U.S. Cities — A Recognition for the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Africa Report
The news about the African continent — its peoples, governments, institutions, activities — never stops. Coverage of the continent by American-run, as well as African-run organizations, and a mix of others, is what informs us about what is taking place at home and abroad. How this news is reported, why, when, and by whom, goes…
Tensions in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region have gone from talking about the potential for conflict into what is now the aftermath of a war between the country’s federal government in Addis Ababa and the regional government in Tigray. An estimated six million people live in the Tigray region. Since fighting began on November 4,…
In journalism, there is such a thing as agenda-setting – how the mass media — newspapers, radio, and TV, and the plurality of online channels — prioritize the news for publication. The idea that some news stories would take precedence over others gained credence with thought leaders, Maxwell McCombs and Donald Shaw, during the 1968…
image copyrightGetty Images The anti-police brutality protests in Nigeria created a powerful movement that appeared to shake those in power, but after a turbulent fortnight, BBC Hausa editor Aliyu Tanko considers where it goes from
image copyrightReutersProtests began earlier this month in Nigeria calling on the authorities to abolish a controversial police unit called the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars).The story has started trending globally, with thousands