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U.S. Leadership Loses Ground in Africa

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Although the leadership of the U.S. earned the highest approval ratings of any major world power asked about in 2014, approval of U.S. leadership dropped to a record low of 59 percent in Africa. 
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Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) is one of the gems of West African economies, with a growth rate of about 8 percent. For some perspective about what to expect from the country in the future, CNBC ...

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Addis Ababa — or Addis as it is commonly known — is Ethiopia’s capital and the country’s largest city as it is home to at least 4 million people. It is often referred to as Afr...

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Our video series, “Thought Leaders,” in association with Harvard’s Africa Business Club – showcases some of Africa’s brightest minds. We sat down with Africa’s lead...

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Born in August 1976, Nameless (whose real name is David Mathenge) is a popular Kenyan R&B artist, signed to the Ogopa DJ’s record label. He came to fame in 1999 through a star search contest on...

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In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to fashion and media veteran, Maria Sarungi-Tsehai, whose unique experiences have led her to help and guide many young Tanzanian women entering the fas...

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  • as Africa.com Platinum Restaurants are extraordinary. They offer a dining experience that is a cut above the rest, incorporating creative culinary preparation
  • as Africa.com Gold Restaurants offer an excellent dining experience on par with fine restaurants globally, offering well prepared dishes, a good selection of fine wines
  • as Africa.com Bronze Restaurants are solid choices in the category of casual dining. These restaurants are generally appropriate for families with children