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Weekly News

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Barbie’s Satirical Instagram Pokes Fun At Voluntourism In Africa

The satirical Instagram account of White Savior Barbie traipsing through Africa, holding African babies, and taking “slumfies” is attracting a growing and loyal following.

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Ethiopia Looks For Missing Children

Troops cross into South Sudan in search of more than 100 children believed abducted in violent raid last week.

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Which Is The Best African Country To Live In?

The Good African Society Index, published in 2015, measures the quality of society in African states, exploring how African countries perform relative to each other in a number of domains.

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Maasai Leader Helps Tanzanians Win Back Their Land

Edward Loure has won a Goldman environmental prize for reconciling the competing needs of development and wildlife and is the first person to establish certificates of customary right of occupancy.

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Annan’s Message To African Leaders

“I think Africa has done well, by and large the coups have more or less ended, generals are remaining in their barracks, but we are creating situations which may bring them back."

What’s Threatening Zambia’s Peace

Zambia, a haven of stability in southern Africa, has been rocked by anti-immigrant riots and attacks that have left at least five people dead, including two locals who were burned alive.

Cheating Scandal In Ghana

While the whole world has been focusing on the Panama Papers leak, Ghana has been engulfed in its own local leaks. Not of the secret offshore accounts kind but of the examinations kind.

A New Generation Of Ivorian Architects

The National Order of Architects has opened the country’s first professional architecture school, meaning students no longer have to go abroad to learn the trade.

Chad Maintains The Status Quo

Chad's electoral commission says President Idriss Deby has won a fifth term as president, defeating more than a dozen challengers.

Africa’s Migrant Crisis Worsens

The United Nations refugee agency fears that about 500 migrants from Africa had drowned in the Mediterranean, in what could be one of the worst tragedies since the start of the migrant crisis in Europe.