A US army team carry the remains of Sgt. Dustin Wright, one of the soldiers killed in Niger. Reuters/Aaron J. Jenne/US Air Force Yvan Guichaoua, University of Kent and Andrew Lebovich, Columbia University Numerous reports have appeared recently about beefing up US military presence in Niger, and potentially allowing American forces to more actively target […]
Given the gloomy political and economic environment in South Africa a great deal was expected from Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s first budgetary statement. The Conversation’s Sibonelo Radebe asked Owen Skae to rate the medium term budget statement What are your general impressions of the speech? The minister’s opening remarks were encouraging but in the final analysis, […]
Zambia’s government has just banned the imports of some farm produce as a way of promoting the growth of the agriculture sector.
Africa’s splendour reigns supreme in the eyes of the world after the successful organization and hosting of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, but its shame and failure lurks in the shadows!