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Where do Africans study abroad?

China is becoming the preferred destination for countries such as Ghana and Nigeria

Paradou AC: The barefoot academy revolutionising Algerian football

After learning from Côte D’Ivoire’s ASEC Mimosas, the Paradou AC academy is revolutionising football in Algeria — and doing it barefoot

Juju in a time of failing systems

Dumama + Kechou’s atmospheric debut album is rooted in both the past and the future

Women in the Middle East North African region pushing back against patriarchy

The scales are still tilted in favour of men, but younger people with tertiary education have less discriminatory attitudes

Flight to to evacuate South Africans in Wuhan finally underway

A long-delayed flight to repatriate South African citizens from Wuhan will depart tonight and return on Friday the 13th, before a 21-day quarantine

Virus spreads globally – but don’t panic yet

Authorities are urging people to remain calm about the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, and with good reason — panic will only exacerbate the situation

Students ‘abandoned’ in Wuhan

Africans living in China want to be evacuated

AU commissioner’s job on the line

Smaïl Chergui may hold a powerful position, but he is a controversial figure

Where will neoliberalism end?

LONG READ As the world was overtaken by upheaval last year, one photo emerging from the uprisings depicts a protestor bearing a promise: “Neoliberalism was...

Find pathways beyond mass protests

Protests convulse global politics, but it’s what happens when they die down that can make a real difference

Algeria: six months of anti-regime protests

From anti-Bouteflika to no democracy: Here is a timeline of the events that have occurred in Algeria

Algerian presidential elections ‘impossible’ on July 4

The planned vote has drawn widespread protests, with Algerian demonstrators demanding Bouteflika allies step aside before any elections are held

How democratic revolutions are being subverted in Algeria and Sudan

One of the most misleading myths about African politics is the idea of the all-powerful leader who rules on their own through their cunning and wit

The Arab Spring’s second chance

Demonstrators in both Algeria and Sudan seem aware of the 'Egypt trap'

Former Algerian PM questioned in widening probe into longtime elite

Ouyahia served four times as prime minister from 1995, three of them during Bouteflika's two-decade rule

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