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Africa Last Updated: Dec 4, 2021 - 11:45:52 AM


Africa
How Israel made Côte d’Ivoire a promised land
Côte d'Ivoire's Abidjan, which has been a pillar of Israeli influence in West Africa since president Houphouët-Boigny’s rule, has strengthened its alliance with Tel Aviv and companies under the influence of Stéphane Konan, the late prime minister Hamed Bakayoko’s advisor.

Nov 23, 2021 - 12:11:13 PM

Africa
Nigeria: Autonomy, Anarchy and Abandonment
Local officials in the northwest (Niger state) claim that more Boko Haram gunmen have been arriving and have taken control of five villages.

Nov 18, 2021 - 11:23:19 AM

Africa
Russia's Mercenaries Are Hurting Africa
According to a recent IMF report, Sub-Saharan Africa is “the world’s slowest growing region” and “the COVID-19 crisis is expected to undo years of economic and social progress and leave lasting scars on the region’s economies.” Lower access to vaccines and low rates of vaccination combine to hold back many African countries’ post-pandemic economic recovery

Nov 17, 2021 - 4:52:48 PM

Africa
DRC: Laurent Kabila, killed with a bullet to the head
With the trial of the alleged killers of Burkina Faso's Thomas Sankara’s underway since October, we take a look at the destinies of eight African presidents who were assassinated.

Nov 16, 2021 - 11:04:46 AM

Africa
Climate Diplomacy Must Take Africa Into Account
The standard, “flirting with apocalypse” narrative that dominates U.S. media coverage and political debates regarding climate change goes something like this: China, which is the world’s biggest carbon emitter, and India, which is lightly industrialized and still quite substantially poor, currently represent the biggest threats to saving the environment. The supposedly more altruistic West, by contrast, is prepared to make huge investments to forestall disaster.

Nov 12, 2021 - 4:03:35 PM



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