New African
Interview: Aya Chebbi – Talking about her generation…
Aya Chebbi is the first-ever Youth Envoy of the African Union.  In this interview with reGina Jane Jere, the resolute Tunisian activist discusses her role and the importance of what she terms “intergenerational co-leadership”.
The creation of the post of Youth Envoy, comes at a t...
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New African
Insight: Senegal, fishing and agric – battling climate change woes
Senegal is facing serious threats to its fishing and agriculture sectors due to the malign effects of climate change. But as Fadel Mohamadou Diop and Teniola Tayo of WATHI explain, the country is fighting back through enlightened government policies and public campaigns.
In less...
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New African
Employment vs decent jobs in Africa
According to the African Development Bank’s new report on jobs, there is no shortage of employment in Africa. The problem is that the jobs, in subsistence agriculture and the informal sector, are very poorly paid. But how can Africa create decent jobs? Shoshana Kadem  reports.
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Africa is a Country
The beautyful ones
Reflections on the death of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe.
Bulawayo Street Life, Zimbabwe. Image credit Julien Lagarde via Flickr (CC).
Bhasop! Handidi kukurova. Ndikakurova, ndinokuuraya. Saka, bhasop. (Beware! I would rather not strike you. Because, violence entails death....
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Africa Newsroom
Commander Visits Niger, Assesses Security Situation
General Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, culminated his multi-country West Africa regional visit in Niger, where he met with President Mahamadou Issoufou, senior Nigerien military officers, and deployed U.S. troops, Sept. 18-19.
During his visit, he discussed sec...
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