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Africa: the search for justice

Africa: the search for justice

  Some 122 states have ratified the Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2002, among them 34 African countries. However, two cases against current African leaders have focused...

A new frontier

A new frontier

Sub-Saharan Africa: Islamic investment Investors from Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member countries are increasingly looking at opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa By François Misser The Islamic world is...

Lots of talk, little progress

Lots of talk, little progress

SDG 4: Education Quality education in Africa looks like a hopeless case, but it’s a matter of taking the right steps By Munyaradzi Makoni Africa has high levels of inequality, between regions and within nations. Its...

‘Foreigners’ in their own homeland?

‘Foreigners’ in their own homeland?

Côte d’Ivoire: Ivoirité versus inclusion Citizens must decide whether a constitutional amendment is required to deal with ethnicity and citizenship By Richard Chelin In October 2016 Côte d’Ivoire will hold a referendum...

Off-track, little prospect of improvement

Off-track, little prospect of improvement

SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth The ogre of corruption looms over Africa, reducing the continent’s chance of meeting SDG 8 by 2030 By Tom Osanjo According to the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Sustainable...

Africa’s presidents in profile

Africa’s presidents in profile

Most African countries today are ruled by presidents. Some have notorious profiles as tyrants, while others enjoy respect as democrats. This compilation of brief overviews of their careers shows who’s who. ALGERIA:...