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Burkina Faso needs to move from a reactive approach to security to a preventative approach based on providing its youth with work and education.
Despite increased attention, Africa’s contribution to the UK is still not properly acknowledged. Is it time for a permanent symbol to be erected? asks Clayton Goodwin.
Countries of the Sahel face significant social, demographic and security challenges. Only by understanding the link between these issues can we develop a sustainable solution.
A doyenne of British theatre and star of the hotly anticipated Netflix drama Bridgerton, Ghanaian-British actor Adjoa Andoh is really coming into her own. Interview by Juanne H. Fuller.
In an exclusive interview, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Head of UNOWAS, calls for an integrated approach to solving the problems of the Sahel.
Pressures on women to be skinny cause much physical and mental harm. We need to challenge the norm and reject the conditioning we’ve experienced, says plus-size model Táyra Augusto.
While benefiting from considerable economic growth, Niger faces significant challenges. The government is deploying an assertive social strategy to support at-risk populations.
Overall standards of governance in Africa have declined for the first time since 2010. What has caused this drop in performance? Neil Ford reports.
African responses to Covid-19 show that developing countries are not dependent on developed countries for solutions and resources, says Yara Manuela Cumbi.
Why are African leaders silent on the brutal treatment of ordinary Africans while they loudly condemn brutality elsewhere? asks Moky Makura.