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Why is the US fighting in Niger?

Added: 19.10.2017 11:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

The killing of four American soldiers in Niger has drawn attention to the role of US troops in western Africa, where several terror networks roam freely.


Sugary drink sales plummeted after price increase, study says

Added: 16.10.2017 23:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

From Colombia to South Africa, France to India, governments around the globe are exploring whether taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages might curb obesity rates. Do these fines actually work to prevent people from choosing sweet drinks?


Jacob Zuma statue sparks outrage

Added: 16.10.2017 19:32 | 3 views | 0 comments

South African President Jacob Zuma visited Nigeria's Imo state on Friday and had a giant bronze statue unveiled in his honor.


What if Trump were the President of 'Nambia'?

Added: 12.10.2017 21:20 | 4 views | 0 comments

How would the last week of American news be covered if Trump were not the President of the United States but instead the leader of "Nambia," the fictional African country that he accidentally invented during a recent press conference?


Why Africa is the key to advancing human potential

Added: 11.10.2017 13:14 | 3 views | 0 comments

Humans have done a poor job of equipping the majority of our seven billion peers to contribute meaningfully toward our collective future.

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Why Africa owes debt of gratitude to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Added: 10.10.2017 14:03 | 6 views | 0 comments

Joseph Boakai has served faithfully as deputy to Liberia's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for about 11 years.


Could Africa be on the verge of a weed race?

Added: 09.10.2017 22:40 | 6 views | 0 comments

Several African governments are considering tapping a lucrative natural resource.


US strikes ISIS targets in Libya for second time in a week

Added: 28.09.2017 23:00 | 8 views | 0 comments

The US military conducted airstrikes against ISIS fighters in Libya Tuesday, for a second time in less than a week and only the second time the US has struck targets in the North African country since Donald Trump became President.


Corruption scandals rock South Africa

Added: 27.09.2017 12:09 | 8 views | 0 comments

CNN's David McKenzie looks at a corruption vortex in South Africa.


10 of Africa's best water adventures

Added: 26.09.2017 2:57 | 9 views | 0 comments

"Going up that river was like traveling back to the earliest beginnings of the world ... an empty stream, a great silence, an impenetrable forest," wrote Joseph Conrad in classic novella "Heart of Darkness."

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