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The war for grazing lands in Africa

Nomadic cattle farming in Africa is often imagined as picturesque and idyllic. In reality, present-day nomadic cattle herders in the East and West of the continent carry Pump Action, AK 47’s, and other machine guns. They trample farms, raze…

Start of the Trump years: What’s In It For Africa?

By Ogbonna Nwuke I mopped at the TV screen as Donald Trump took a walk along the designated parade route, clutching unto his wife's right hand and waving to the enthusiastic crowds. It was like a scene out of a well scripted Hollywood…

Jonathan endorses effort to end modern slavery

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday met with the founder of The Walk Free Foundation, a prominent anti-modern slavery body, Andrew Forrest, in efforts to promote liberty in Africa and other parts of the world. The foundation,…

African leaders restrategise against Boko Haram

A joint summit of Heads of State of Economic Community of West African States and the Economic Community of Central African States will hold in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, on Wednesday for adoption of a strategy against the terrorist group,…