Tag Archives: Africa

22 April 17

World Bank names Rwanda among most resilient economies

A new report from the World Bank has named Rwanda among Africa’s most resilient economies.

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28 March 17

The ups and downs of Africa’s online gambling boom

Gambling is a multitrillion-dollar industry and Africa is one of the newest, most exciting players to sit at the table. Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa are the fastest growing markets on the continent, according to research by PricewaterhouseCoopers, while Uganda and
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15 March 17

Can Africa learn from South Korea’s protest culture?

Since October last year, millions of South Koreans have taken to the streets to protest against former President Park Geun-hye. The country’s first female president became embroiled in a corruption scandal that rocked the entire nation and saw angry citizens spend
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28 February 17

What’s behind the ‘xenophobic’ attacks in South Africa?

On Friday, a group calling themselves the “Mamelodi Concerned Residents” marched against South Africa’s immigration laws in the country’s capital, Pretoria. The protest sparked a wave of looting shops owned by foreign nationals – particularly Somali immigrants – which prompted clashes
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07 February 17

Kenya has the cleanest air in the world, report says

Kenya is ranked as the country with the cleanest air in the world, according to a new report by Eco Experts.

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24 January 17

Why ISIS Could Soon Be Africa’s Biggest Security Threat

There aren’t many African nations that don’t have recent memory of conflict. Burundi, South Sudan and Ethiopia region are all suffering from internal struggles while the after-effects of recent events in Congo, Rwanda and other nations are still felt on
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14 November 16

World’s Worst 21 Countries for Girls All African, Says Save the Children

A new study from Save the Children suggests girls and young women in Africa face more struggles than their international counterparts. The charity’s Girls’ Opportunity Index ranks countries based on five key indicators to measure the chances young women have of building
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12 November 16

What Would the ICC Mean Without Africa?

This week, the Gambia became the third African country to announce its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court in the space of a month.

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31 October 16

The Gambia Joins List of African Nations to Leave ICC

The Gambia says it will pull out of the International Criminal Court (ICC), following South Africa and Burundi’s decision to withdraw.

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30 September 16

African Nations Urged to Invest in ‘Blue Economy’

African nations should invest more into the blue economy – which includes fisheries, marine biotechnology, aquaculture, tourism and transport – according to African ministers.

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