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Will Nigeria Overtake South Africa as Africa’s Powerhouse?

Will Nigeria Overtake South Africa as Africa’s Powerhouse?

Projections that Nigeria’s economy will be more important than South Africa’s by 2020 underplay serious instabilities in Nigeria’s economy, political systems and surrounding region, says an ALLAFRICA analysis. Following Nigeria’s announcement that calculations of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) may […]

 
 

Happy Birthday Phenomenal Michelle Obama

Happy Birthday Phenomenal Michelle Obama

I was just watching the speech that Michelle Obama made on her visit to South Africa. A moment before Michelle Obama spoke, Graça Machel introduced Michelle with such grace and finesse. She said, among other things, that Michelle was “a […]

 
 

African Solutions to Africa’s Problems: A Positive Outlook for Africa

African Solutions to Africa’s Problems: A Positive Outlook for Africa

“We must start from the simple premise that Africa’s future is up to Africans.” This simple sentence came from a speech given by U.S. President Barack Obama in Ghana in 2009. As the Foreign Policy Association puts it, never has […]

 
 

No Exam is Worth Your Life

No Exam is Worth Your Life

Sometimes exams are not a cause for celebration – and many teens can feel very alone, isolated and self-loathing when reports come out. That’s a lot of pressure for a teen who may not have passed their exams or may […]

 
 

Africa’s Top 5 Football (Soccer) Leagues

Africa’s Top 5 Football (Soccer) Leagues

Just recently, the International Federation of Football History and Statistics released a list of the top leagues all around the world. The ranking which is based on performance of clubs in the various leagues from January to July saw the […]