African Politics and Policy

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Month: February 2020

Second wave of locust invasion to hit in two months

“East African countries should brace themselves for a second round of invasion by the desert locusts in the next one…

Coronavirus death tolls

The number of victims now stands at 1775 You may also be interested in: The good, the bad and the…

Why counterinsurgency fails by Dennis de Tray

A review of Dennis de Tray’s Why Counterinsurgency Fails (2019) can be found here: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339239200_Book_Review_Why_Counterinsurgency_Fails_by_Dennis_de_Tray You may also be interested…

Readers from 38 countries

Today our readers come from Egypt, Algeria, Senegal, Mali, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia,…

Tanzania’s SGR on track after govt secures $1.46b more for project

“Tanzania has had a breakthrough in its standard gauge railway (SGR) external financing and the government no longer has to…

Kenya among states ‘most vulnerable’ to coronavirus

“Kenya, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Cambodia and Nepal are the top seven low and middle-income countries most vulnerable to…

S. Sudan govt agrees to reduce states to 10 to maintain peace

“South Sudan’s warring parties have reached a tentative agreement to revert to ten states, paving the way for the creation…

Some numbers or why we need to worry

The press reported that the number of African countries that are able to perform tests to detect Coronavirus has increased….

Africa is preparing for coronavirus

according to The Lancet, Africa is preparing for coronavirus https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30355-X/fulltext You may also be interested in: Ruto Dispels Fears of…

The lessons of West Africa’s Ebola’s crisis will save the continent from the worst of coronavirus

This article suggests that the lessons learned in the course of the Ebola outbreak that hit Liberia, Guinea and Sierra…

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