In Uganda’s Refugee Camps, South Sudanese Children Seek the Families They’ve Lost

In Uganda’s Refugee Camps, South Sudanese Children Seek the Families They’ve Lost

Until their parents have been located, unaccompanied children live with foster families in the camps. Some are connected by charitable organizations, such as World Vision, which runs a database of potential foster caregivers, who must be matched by ethnicity and...
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Life in Zimbabwe Without Mugabe: Few Jobs and Little Cash

Life in Zimbabwe Without Mugabe: Few Jobs and Little Cash

How does a country begin to overcome generations of one leader’s oppressive rule? The peaceful elections last month after the coup that removed President Robert Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe were supposed to put the country on a path toward...
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Africa:Ciara Takes to Soweto’s Streets With New Single Featuring Nigeria’s Tekno

Africa:Ciara Takes to Soweto’s Streets With New Single Featuring Nigeria’s Tekno

By Nontobeko Mlambo Ciara could hardly wait to announce her new single called Freak Me to her fans. American pop star Ciara took to her Instagram page to announce the new single featuring Nigerian Afrobeat artist Tekno – and it’s...
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Africa:EU-Africa Free Trade Will Create More Imbalances, Say Critics

Africa:EU-Africa Free Trade Will Create More Imbalances, Say Critics

analysis Germany’s development minister has sparked a debate by calling for EU tariffs to be waived on African goods. Critics question whether import duties are really the issue, or are there other barriers to trade? The European Union can boost...
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Zimbabwe Ousted Mugabe. The Economy’s Still a Mess.

Zimbabwe Ousted Mugabe. The Economy’s Still a Mess.

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Africa:Open EU to African Goods, German Development Minister Says

Africa:Open EU to African Goods, German Development Minister Says

Completely opening up the EU market to African goods would help reduce migration, German Development Minister Gerd Müller has said. In particular, he wants barriers to agricultural trade taken down. The European Union should completely open its market to prod...
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Africa:DR Congo’s Joseph Kabila to Step Down Ahead of Key Elections

Africa:DR Congo’s Joseph Kabila to Step Down Ahead of Key Elections

After spending nearly two decades in power, the Congolese president has decided to not run in the upcoming presidential election. But analysts say his resignation could be part of larger strategy by the regime. Government spokesman Lambert Mende on Wednesday.....
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Joseph Kabila, Congo Strongman, Will Step Down After 17 Years in Power

Joseph Kabila, Congo Strongman, Will Step Down After 17 Years in Power

Protests urging Mr. Kabila to relinquish power have periodically rocked major cities like Kinshasa, the capital; Lubumbashi; and Kisangani. Several people died in protests at the start of this year. Congo, a vast and ethnically diverse nation, has never had...
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Africa:First Shots in Trade Wars Threaten the World’s Poor – WTO Chief

Africa:First Shots in Trade Wars Threaten the World’s Poor – WTO Chief

guest columnBy Roberto Azevêdo Global trade is under threat. Whether or not you call the current situation a trade war, certainly the first shots have been fired. This calls for our attention, and most importantly, our action. World Trade Organization...
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Africa:The Women of MSF – A Midwife, Finance Director and Doctor #WomensDay

Africa:The Women of MSF – A Midwife, Finance Director and Doctor #WomensDay

interview Johannesburg — August 9 is Women’s Day in South Africa – a day where women across South Africa celebrate the progress women from all walks of life have made in social, economic and political spheres in the country. For this...
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