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Dictator brought to justice
Dictator brought to justice
THE TRIAL OF HISSÈNE HABRÉ by Celeste Hicks (Zed Books, London)
What's behind the return of Boko Haram?
What's behind the return of Boko Haram?
Nigeria's Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State militant group, has intensified...
IMF to Africa: Put away the credit cards
IMF to Africa: Put away the credit cards
First, the good news: there has been a modest increase in economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund’s...
Chad’s strongman gets even stronger
Chad’s strongman gets even stronger
Chadian lawmakers on Monday April 30 passed a controversial change to the country’s Constitution, which bolsters President Idriss Deby’s powers...
UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal
UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal
Britain warned on Wednesday it would cut off ties with foreign aid charities that cover up sex scandals after revelations involving Oxfam, which...
Why Rwanda’s development model wouldn’t work elsewhere in Africa
Why Rwanda’s development model wouldn’t work elsewhere in Africa
Rwanda is often touted as an example of what African states could achieve if only they were better governed. Out of the ashes of a horrific...
Black rhino to return to Chad after South Africa deal
Black rhino to return to Chad after South Africa deal
South Africa and Chad on Sunday signed an agreement that will see the re-introduction next year of critically endangered black rhino to the central...
Mauritania: New flag, same old president
Mauritania: New flag, same old president
The design of the Mauritanian flag is simple, yet classic: a yellow star-and-crescent set against a rectangle of emerald green.
Chad is the country most vulnerable to climate change – here's why
Chad is the country most vulnerable to climate change – here's why
Of the 186 countries assessed in a recent survey of climate vulnerability, Chad was...
The continent can’t afford business as usual at the African Union
The continent can’t afford business as usual at the African Union
POLITICSRegardless of where one sits in estimation of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s term as chairperson of the African Union Commission —...
​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus
​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus
Walk around the Eiffel Tower and you’re struck by two things: the enormity of a structure three times the height of Victoria Falls, and the...
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré raised his arms in the air and shouted “Down with Francafrique!”, the term used for France’s...

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