This week, we’re reading about South Africa’s latest honor to Nelson Mandela in placing his image on the country’s currency. We’re also reading about Zambia’s amazing win over Cote d’Ivoire in the Africa Cup of Nations final, and how Twitter is helping small villages in Kenya with fast communication.
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This week, we’re reading stories about a new leader in the South African political system, and we’re also reading an analysis of how Africa’s aging rulers may be the key for protesters across the continent to begin country-specific revolutions, resulting in an “African Spring.”"”
This week, we’re closely watching the unfolding situations in Nigeria: simultaneously as the country reels from protests and strikes over the removal of a popular fuel subsidy, President Goodluck Jonathan is strategizing on how to overcome a rising Islamist insurgency growing in the north of Nigeria.
Our New Year’s edition celebrates agricultural progress on the continent, as well at the continent’s ever-growing middle class. We also take a look at South Africa’s women’s football team, and we see how Swaziland is celebrating the legacy of Steve Biko.
This week, we continue to follow the positive stories of the continent ever rising as a business and finance power. We also take a look at the New York Times’ latest spotlight on fashion and Africa, and we’re reading about how the new U.S. policy to fund progress for gay rights around the world will affect the continent.