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Comoros: Citizenship for sale

The Comoros is a small nation in need of money. The Gulf States have plenty of cash, but also a population of stateless residents they …

Antananarivo: A city of contradictions

The capital of Madagascar is an old and unique city. But its hilltop charm also creates severe challenges to the city’s infrastructure as it has …

Working together for development

Africa’s economic challenges – developing infrastructure, getting a better deal from extractives, and the scourge of illicit financial flows – were hot topics of discussion …

Washed away: Malawi after the floods

The response by the government and NGOs to Malawi’s recent devastating floods was swift. Unfortunately, preparedness for the flooding was inadequate and, as Jimmy Kainja …

The House of horror and shame

South Africa’s State of the Nation Address brought shame on the country in more ways than one as South Africans watched a horror show in …

The power of unity in conflict

The number of conflicts on the continent shows that Africa continues to be overwhelmed by what Sigmund Freud called the “narcissism of small differences”. The …

New lens on slavery’s toxic legacy

With the release last month of the Oscar-nominated Selma, the highly acclaimed first-ever mainstream Martin Luther King biopic, starring Nigeria’s David Oyelowo and Oprah Winfrey, …