African Politics and Policy

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Month: April 2016

Sudan: could culture save the country?

Cultural policy has been acquiring strategic importance for the economic and social development of Africa. Many African countries have  taken…

Rwanda: preserve indigenous knowledge systems

Just yesterday at the University of Rwanda finished the two-day International Symposium on Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Public Health Care…

Tanzania: Chinese cultural diplomacy in action

On April 27, the Chinese Confucius Institute at the University of Dodoma  started the week of Chinese Movies opened with…

Zimbabwe: call for artworks

Hurungwe Arts Festival, “a platform that encourages artistic encounters, as well as intellectual and playful dialogues between artists and their…

South Sudan: Prosecute criminals, punish crime

This article makes a very important point: those who comitted crimes, atrocities and human rights abuses in South Sudan must…

Anti-corruption measures: a reflection

African leaders have lamented in recent months that international measures of corruption fail to do a particularly good job in…

Tanzania and refugees

According to the UN 259132 people have fled from Burundi in recent months. The majority of them (135941) are sheltered…

South Sudan: give peace a chance

Leaders of South Sudan have agreed to work differences out, to find solutions for the country’s problems and to give…

China invests in African higher education

China has launched a major plan to promote higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa. China will offer training, degrees, scholarships, and…

Violence in Gambela

Gambela is a small region with a population of about 300000 people in Western Ethiopia. Because of the civil war…

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