Political space is shrinking in Africa. More often than not, political opposition in countries across the continent has been met with internet shutdowns, repression, and outright violence.
In the six years since January 2012, armed groups in West Africa’s Sahel region have grown considerably
By 2030, 32% of Africans – forecast at 548 million – are likely to live in extreme poverty. Africa is quite unequal, so growth does not translate into poverty reduction.
After its peacekeeepers were killed in South Sudan and Mali, many Chinese citizens demanded revenge.
The current generation of youth is the largest in history, with as many as 1.2 billion people between the ages of 15 and 24. African youth account for 226 million 19% of that global population.