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Youth Unemployment in Africa: A Ticking Time BOMB!

Youth Unemployment in Africa: A Ticking Time BOMB!

Senegalese opposition politicians denounced the country’s high unemployment rate to mobilize youth against former President Abdoulaye Wade in the country’s 2012 presidential election. Joblessness was one of the main issues that drove the country’s many young people into the streets […]

 
 

Africa’s First Underwater Hotel Opens In Tanzania

Africa’s First Underwater Hotel Opens In Tanzania

Tanzania’s Pemba Island has become the first in Africa to put up an underwater hotel room. An investor in Pemba Island is taking offering Swedish-designed leisure beneath the sea in a bid to cash in more millions from the rich. […]

 
 

Africa’s Newest Oil Producers

Africa’s Newest Oil Producers

As with Nigeria, Angola is set to benefit from a string of new oil field developments. BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Total are developing projects that will provide production capacity of up to 2.3m b/d and which could take total Angolan […]

 
 

Africa and the ‘West’: An Abusive Relationship We Don’t Want to Leave

Africa and the ‘West’: An Abusive Relationship We Don’t Want to Leave

Today I found myself reading this article about the first female Masai warrior. You will expect to see a strong Masai woman standing on the cover photo right? well sike!!! sorry. Just so happens to be Mindy Budgor, a white […]

 
 

Can AU’s Planed African Emergency Force Succeed?

Can AU’s Planed African Emergency Force Succeed?

Aware that they have failed to get a fully-fledged peacekeeping force up and running, African leaders are now plan a rapid-deployment emergency force, but analysts have questioned whether it can deliver. The African Union’s “African Standby Brigade”, meant to intervene […]