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Africa Last Updated: Oct 18, 2020 - 1:16:13 PM


Africa
The key to peace in the Lake Chad area is water, not military action
Lake Chad is an extremely shallow water body in the Sahel. It was once the world’s sixth largest inland water body with an open water area of 25,000 km2 in the 1960s, it shrunk dramatically at the beginning of the 1970s and reduced to less than 2,000 km2 during the 1980s, decreasing by more than 90% its area. It is one of the largest lakes in Africa. It is an endorheic lake – meaning that it doesn’t drain towards the ocean.

Oct 2, 2020 - 1:45:52 PM

Africa
Malabu: Classified documents show how JP Morgan paid $875 million to Etete
Classified documents from Britain’s financial crime agency have revealed how it allowed JP Morgan to pay $875 million of suspicious funds to Dan Etete, a former Nigerian oil minister widely known as a convicted money launderer.

Oct 2, 2020 - 1:35:52 PM

Africa
Indefinitely Postponed
EU-Africa meetings cancelled: EU falls behind in competition for influence on the African continent

Sep 29, 2020 - 11:28:32 AM

Africa
The Role of Egypt′s Armed Forces: A Military Empire
Since 2011, the Egyptian armed forces have played an unusual political role, at the center of Egyptian governance on a very wide range of matters. The set of crises imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic is shaping — and even diminishing — parts of that role in some ways that are subtle but still very clear from the public record. The result is the emergence (or re-emergence) of a wider field for the cabinet and civilian technocrats.

Sep 25, 2020 - 2:20:26 PM

Africa
UK moves to confiscate $39m from Ibori’s lawyer
Mr Gohil was one of Mr Ibori’s lawyers in his multi-billion naira corruption trial in 2011.

Sep 25, 2020 - 2:13:16 PM



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