Hello Addis Ababa, Kampala, Lomé, Nairobi And Africa’s Many ‘Nature Cities’, Here’s A Toast To Your Roots

Those who think that Africans have no strong relationship with nature, or need more education and convincing about wildlife and wildlands, there’s history to prove them wrong

Is Mauritania Really The Star In Countering Violent Extremism? Between Myth And Reality

No other country in the region produces as many high-ranking ideologues in the Sahelian jihadist movement as Mauritania

POLITICALLY INCORRECT: Why Africa’s Cities Are The Dirtiest In The World, And ‘Village Food’ Is Bad For Towns (How It Began)

 The story begins in this first part, with why flush toilets and garbage trucks are “unAfrican” – and what that has to do with dirty streets in many African cities.  Of the world’s 25 dirtiest cities, 16 – or 64 percent of them – are in Africa. Well, at least that was the story in 2008 when Forbes magazine did …