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Media freedom under siege

Media freedom under siege

African governments are using anti-state, false news and cybercrime laws in their attempts to silence journalists Cameroon news anchor Samuel Wazizi, one of 39 journalists jailed in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the...

A relationship richly infused with meaning

A relationship richly infused with meaning

Southern Africa: cattle and colonialism Historically, cattle are central to the lives of southern Africans in economic, political, social, spiritual and cultural terms Human life, and human wellbeing, are tightly bound...

Sudan: playing the anti-Western card

Sudan: playing the anti-Western card

The International Criminal Court (ICC) charges against Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, have shaped Sudanese domestic politics and the country’s external relations for more than half a decade — sometimes in...

Sub-Saharan Africa: Islamic investment

Sub-Saharan Africa: Islamic investment

  The Islamic world is increasingly seeing Africa as a destination for foreign investment, both on the institutional and corporate fronts. One sign of such interest was the recent forum on investments in Africa, held...