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Does US military training incubate coups in Africa? The jury is still out

Does US military training incubate coups…

Sep 29, 2020

Military officers overthrew Mali’s government in a coup d’état on August 18, 2020. Among the mo...

Playing football can improve mental health – new research

Playing football can improve mental heal…

Sep 28, 2020

Playing football is a good way to get physically fit. But our new study shows that a regular kick ab...

Has the skin lightener industry learned from Black Lives Matter?

Has the skin lightener industry learned …

Sep 22, 2020

Black Lives Matter activism has jolted the skin lightener industry. In June, manufacturers of skin l...

Can COVID-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?

Can COVID-19 inspire a new way of planni…

Sep 22, 2020

Health crises are not new in Africa. The continent has grappled with infectious diseases on all leve...

Mozambique LNG Project Could Be Transformational for Mozambique - If Western Environmentalists Don’t Interfere

Mozambique LNG Project Could Be Transfor…

Sep 21, 2020

When Anadarko Petroleum Corp. confirmed last year it would be constructing a $20 billion liquified n...

Why foreign countries are scrambling to set up bases in Africa

Why foreign countries are scrambling to …

Sep 19, 2020

Recent media reports claim that a covert Kenyan paramilitary team is responsible for the unconstitut...

Nigeria: Cities like Lagos need building designs that don't just copy global styles

Nigeria: Cities like Lagos need building…

Sep 14, 2020

Covered in glass, the former IMB Plaza building in Lagos stood as an example of the influence of int...

How to hold elections safely and uphold democracy during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to hold elections safely and uphold …

Sep 11, 2020

Free and fair elections face a new kind of threat. In addition to scheming leaders and compromised e...

South Africa: Renewables industry body says SA has what is needed, to fix the energy crisis

South Africa: Renewables industry body s…

Sep 04, 2020

In 1992, the phrase, “It’s the economy, stupid” was painted by James Carville, Bill Clinton’...

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Facebook announces its New Office in Lagos, Nigeria

Sep 20, 2020

Facebook announces its New Office in Lagos, Nigeria

Facebook announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria - its second office on the African continent. Ai...

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