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Africa Last Updated: Jan 17, 2018 - 11:44:10 AM


Africa
Protests Continue in Tunisia, Army Deploys, Hundreds Arrested
More than 300 protesters were arrested overnight, and the army was deployed in several Tunisian cities to quell violent demonstrations over prices, taxes and unemployment that have swept the country.

Jan 12, 2018 - 2:58:05 PM

Africa
Ivory Coast offering buy-outs to reduce size of the army
Buy-outs for Ivory Coast soldiersIvory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15 million CFA francs ($25,782) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size of its unruly and mutiny-prone military, documents show.

Jan 11, 2018 - 2:28:34 PM

Africa
Why Rwandan development model wouldn't work elsewhere in Africa
Rwanda is often touted as an example of what African states could achieve if only they were better governed. Out of the ashes of a horrific genocide, President Paul Kagame has resuscitated the economy, curtailed corruption and maintained political stability.

Jan 9, 2018 - 8:28:55 AM

Africa
Africa in 2018: On the Rise or Retreating?
At the end of January, African leaders from across the continent will meet in Addis Ababa for the 30th summit of the African Union (AU). But this year’s slogan – ‘Towards a peaceful, prosperous and integrated Africa’ – is awkwardly juxtaposed against a backdrop of political instability and a humanitarian disaster that was a feature of 2017 and shows little sign of abating in the year ahead.

Jan 9, 2018 - 8:23:52 AM

Africa
Barrow at One: The Challenges
The challenges of governing the Gambia

Jan 8, 2018 - 11:43:45 AM



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