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Month: February 2018

Nigeria: 100 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

Almost 100 girls were kidnapped by the Boko Haram in the village of Dapchi, Yobe state.  Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari…

Malawi: more babies are surviving

Infant mortality is dropping. Now 90% of women have medical support after baby delivery. http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-43116947/how-malawi-reduced-infant-mortality You may also be interested…

Call for papers: Urban Transitions 2018

Urban Transitions 2018 conference on Integrating Urban and Transport Planning, Environment and Health for Healthier Urban Living will take place…

2nd Pan-African Conference: Call for panels

The 2nd Pan African Conference on the Status and Work Condition of Artists and Cultural Actors in Africa will be…

The good, the bad and the ugly

Beginning with the good: “Liliane Iradukunda was crowned Miss Rwanda 2018 in a colourful grand finale held at the iconic…

The puzzling Tanzanian puzzle: growth and developement without much poverty reduction

Tanzania has consistently recorded some impressive economic growth over the past two decades. In fact, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)…

Corruption Perception Index 2017

Transparency International just released Corruption Perception Index  for 2017. The results are quite interesting. After a long fight against corruption Kazakhstan…

Corruption in Sudan and South Sudan

“Sudan scored 16, up from 14 the previous year, but is still rated 175th out of 180 countries. Only Yemen,…

Death sentence against alleged plotter

“A former South African colonel, William John Endley, has reportedly been sentenced to death by a court in South Sudan…

No peace without accountability

In October 2016 we wrote that, in the case of South Sudan, there is no justice without accountability–http://www.africanpoliticsandpolicy.com/?p=4040 We have…

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