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Top 10 Most Important Presidential Elections in Africa This Year

Millions of Africans will go to the polls this year with the hope of using the ballot to deepen the quality of democratic governance. From the continent’s north to the south, at least 20 nations will hold presidential elections in 2019.

Nigeria: Young Voters, Old Candidates

On February 16 Nigerians choose between two septuagenarians to lead Africa's largest democracy: President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar. The pair have run for president nine times between them.

Campaigning Passion And Fashion In Nigeria

Elections in Nigeria come with style - special cloth is commissioned and tailors are busy as traditional attire takes on a political edge.

Zambia: Land And Property Rights

Zambia is a landlocked country in south-east Africa with a population of 17.1 million (2017). It has a reputation for political stability but faces...

Reflecting On The AU’s 2018 Theme: “Winning The Fight Against Corruption”

African citizens consistently place corruption amongst their top concerns, with many indicating that they have lost faith in many key institutions, including legislatures, police, courts, and national electoral commissions.

Africa Top10 News

Nigeria Elections: All You Need to KnowOver 84 million people are set to vote on February 16 to elect the next president in Africa's...
NAMIBIA land rights

Namibia: Land And Property Rights

Namibia was a German colony from 1884 to 1914. In the decades that followed to independence in 1990, it was administered by South Africa,...
African Economic Outlook

AfDB Report: Africa’s 2019 Economic Outlook

The annual report highlights economic prospects and projections for the continent as a whole and for each of the 54 countries. Africa’s economic growth continues to strengthen, reaching an estimated 3.5 percent in 2018, about the same as in 2017 and up 1.4 percentage points from the 2.1 percent in 2016. 
Nairobi city

Report: Nairobi’s Economic Outlook

The recently released Nairobi City Report presents a promising year ahead. Nairobi is not only the capital city of Kenya, it is the centre for economic...
African games

Best African Games For Children To Play

These days, “child’s play” seems to be about online gaming, from Playstations to Nintendos. But many might recall the days when children congregated outdoors,...

Rwanda – Accelerating The Drone Revolution

Rwanda played a crucial role in developing the world's first how-to-guide for governments to legalise drones. The Advanced Drone Operations Toolkit (ADOT) is set...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Fantasy That Mnangagwa Would Fix Zimbabwe Now Fully Exposed

By David B. Moore, University of JohannesburgAs of January 18, more than 12 people had died, no less than 78 had suffered gunshot injuries,...