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Stop dividing Citizens: Bad governance is the cause of the crisis in Anglophone Cameroon

The political crisis between President Paul Biya’s regime and the people of Cameroon’s English speaking part continues to worsen every day. The Anglophone part of Cameroon wants autonomy on the grounds of marginalization in every sector of their lives: political,

U.S. Military Presence and Activity in Africa: Sahel Region

In March 2018, General Thomas D. Waldhauser, Commander of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), testified in front of the House Armed Services Committee, as he gave the command’s annual Posture Statement to Congress. Part of the importance behind military

U.S. Military Presence and Activity in Africa: West Africa

AFRICOM’s roles and objectives in the West Africa region are directly equivalent to those in the Sahel Region. Stated by General Waldhauser, its principal strategic objective is to “contain and degrade Boko Haram and ISIS-West Africa.” An important part of

Nigeria is Proud to Have a Winning Contestant in the Worlds Most Global Literary Prize

This years 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize announced a Nigerian-German writer Efua Traoré as the regional winner for Africa. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is the most global literary award, it holds competition for the best piece of unpublished short

The 20th anniversary of International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

Slave trade of people of African descent still is a reality under different forms today.  On August 20th, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, the United

Anxiety as Tanzania Pressures Burundian Refugees to Return Home

The decision of Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third term in 2015 triggered a political crisis and widespread violence in that country, with hundreds of thousands of Burundian refugees fleeing to neighboring Tanzania. Three years later, the

Ethiopia’s New Prime Minister Delivers Overdue Reforms

Since being appointed as Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister in April, Dr. Abiy Ahmed has expedited massive reform to enhance the economy which sparked a new hope for the future of Ethiopia. Before his tenure, Ethiopia faced three years of violent