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Africa offers a point of co-operation for Xi and Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump will soon meet for the first time. There’s no indication that they will discuss Africa. But there are reasons to do so.
from Mail&Guardian on Mar 22, 2017.

Africa needs a 'wall of money' to power its future

On a good day this year Nigeria produces enough electricity to operate around five 'eco-friendly' hotels the size of the hotel in which participants were discussing energy needs.
from allAfrica on Mar 21, 2017.

China’s opening up requires open minds, not a blocked Internet

A call to ease Beijing’s restrictions on academic websites and search engines has been made in a surprisingly public fashion – it would be a shame if it falls on deaf ears
from South China Morning Post on Mar 19, 2017.

Refugee quilts from Syria and Iraq inspire US students

Early in 2012, Amal watched, horrified, as a Syrian government helicopter flew low over a playground in the town of Dara'a and unleashed bombs on the children below.
from The ASdvocacy Project on Mar 18, 2017.

Age is but a number: Museveni looks to 2021 and beyond in Uganda

He'll be 76 at the next election, but Uganda's President Museveni seems already to be trying to find a way to extend his time at the helm into a fourth decade.
from Africa Research Institute on Mar 17, 2017.

African elections 2017

Africa will have at least three new presidents this year, though others may remain.
from Africa Research Institute on Mar 16, 2017.

Food and aid 'being used as weapons of war' in Yemen

Food and aid are being used as weapons of war, says Kevin Watkins, CEO of Save the Children.
from Save the Children on Mar 16, 2017.

Creole maize reveals adaptation secrets

Scientists identify 100 genes that influence adaptation to the latitude, altitude, growing season and flowering time of 4,500 maize varieties in South America and the Caribbean.
from SciDev.Net on Mar 14, 2017.

What's stopping Eritrean refugees settling in Ethiopia?

While Ethiopia is a vital country of asylum, current policies are slowing but not stopping irregular – and often unsafe – onward migration.
from ODI on Mar 13, 2017.

How African feminism changed the world

Today as ever, African female activists are reshaping not just African feminist agendas but global ones as well, writes Aili Mari Tripp.
from African Arguments on Mar 10, 2017.
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