Tag Archives: Africa

14 September 16

Can Social Media Help Build a Better Africa?

There’s no denying the impact social media has had on the geopolitical landscape. Its perceived role in the Arab Spring uprisings between 2010 and 2014 hinted at the power a connected world can have. The phrase Twitter revolution is now
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10 August 16

Brain Drain of Doctors Costs Africa Over $2 billion

The brain drain of African doctors has cost the continent more than $2 billion, according to Kenya’s Education Secretary, Dr Fred Matiangi.

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04 August 16

What Will the US Presidential Elections Mean for Africa?

Unlike any other election in the world, the US presidential polls have a truly global impact. When Obama sealed his first victory in 2009 it felt like a genuine moment of change. And there’s a sense this year’s upcoming elections could
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03 August 16

Is Africa the Next Big Travel Destination?

A lot has been said recently about Ethiopia’s rise as a travel destination. The country is touting itself as the “newest travel adventure” and visitor number are sharply on the rise. It makes you wonder if a similar trend could
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03 August 16

Can Africa Become an Innovator in Digital Technology?

Home to six of the world’s fastest growing economies, Africa’s development is capturing global attention. And there’s a sense that the timing couldn’t be better. The rise of digital industries and mobile internet come at a time when African infrastructure
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16 July 16

CDC: Four African Nations Most at Risk from Zika at Olympics

Four African nations are most at from Zika outbreaks due travel for the Olympic games, according to a US health agency.

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11 July 16

Sorry Africa, There’s No ‘Chinese Dream’ for Migrants

China’s growing interest in all things African is well documented. It’s not just Chinese money flowing into Africa, though – more than a million Chinese migrants have moved to African nations over the last few decades. After building Chinatowns in Kenya, Nigeria
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03 July 16

How David Cameron’s Resignation Put the Spotlight on African Leaders

David Cameron’s resignation has been largely overshadowed by Britain’s vote to leave the EU. After all, one man’s career is small fry when the whole world is trying to figure out what it all means. For every theory and argument about
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28 June 16

How Will Brexit Affect Africa’s Economies?

After Britain’s shock vote to leave the EU, economies around the world are now asking what this means for their own interests. The short answer is nobody knows at this stage – but it’s precisely that kind of uncertainty that
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23 May 16

Environment Declining ‘Faster Than Thought,’ Says UN Ahead of Kenya Assembly

The world’s health is declining faster than expected, the UN has said ahead of its environment assembly in the Kenyan capital this week.

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