Changing Bedfellows And Growing Threats: The Complex Brew Of Insurgent Groups In The Sahel

In the six years since January 2012, armed groups in West Africa’s Sahel region have grown considerably

From Rigged Elections To Armed Conflict: What Fuels Instability In Africa, And What Can Be Done About It

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.

In Big Hit ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ Chinese Hero Takes On Africa’s Bad Guys: What It Says About Beijing’s Game On The Continent

After its peacekeeepers were killed in South Sudan and Mali, many Chinese citizens demanded revenge.

In A Few Years Africa’s Youth Will ‘Rule’ The World, But They Must Be Given A Place At The Table Today

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.

Whose Record Is It Anyway? Digging Up And Reissuing Old African Music Is ‘New Colonialism’

A podcast has suggested that the latest urge to buy up African vinyl and to compile generically and geographically determined compilations is yet one more (white) western scramble for Africa.