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As people continue to suffer, the latest regional summit ended in little more than repeated promises.
Stories of Africa's economic boom rest on shaky foundations. John Kenneth Galbraith can help.
In 1987, Blaise Compaoré overthrew Sankara and took over the presidency. 27 years later, Sankara's ghost may be coming back to return the favour.
The conventional path for improving healthcare is to build more hospitals and train more doctors. But could Africa speed up progress by 'hacking' its way to success?
Amidst deep political frictions, Zimbabwe has found itself confronted by various economic challenges and contradictions.
Through governorship elections and some clever politicking, the ruling People's Democratic Party seems to wresting the initiative back from the All Progressives Congress.
As can be seen in the way the UN talks about poverty in its Sustainable Development Goals draft, its understanding of the problem is profoundly misconceived.
The former refugee from the Ogaden talks Somali music and dance.
Legendary Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango reflects on his 65 years of musical journeys with nostalgia and wisdom.