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Beyond Africa rising: Future of global economy's 'last frontier' - The Guardian Nigeria

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Beyond Africa rising: Future of global economy's 'last frontier'
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IN the past decade Africa has emerged in the world's consciousness in the context of an evolution in the continent's image.
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Urban planning inevitable in development - Migereko... - New Vision

Urban planning inevitable in development - Migereko... - New Vision | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
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5.4 Million Dead in Conflict Mineral Wars to Put an iPhone in Your Hands

Abby Martin reports on the disclosures of hundreds of multinational corporations being unable to definitively prove that their products aren't made with 'con...
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South Sudan's food crisis 'worst in the world' - UN - BBC News

South Sudan's food crisis 'worst in the world' - UN - BBC News | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
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South Sudan's food crisis 'worst in the world' - UN
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Map showing the geography of South Sudan The two Sudans are very different geographically. The great divide is visible even from space, as this Nasa satellite image shows.
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New map: Impacts of climate change on length of growing periods in Africa

New map: Impacts of climate change on length of growing periods in Africa | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
Impacts of climate change on length of growing periods in Africa by Philip Thornton The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has published an atlas illustrating the current state of...
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Africa builds 'Great Green Wall' of trees to improve farmlands (ScienceAlert)

Africa builds 'Great Green Wall' of trees to improve farmlands (ScienceAlert) | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
Twenty African nations have banded together to build a monumental Great Green Wall of Africa - a forest of drought-resistant trees stretching acros ("...
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It's time NGOs admit aid isn't going to 'save' Africa

It's time NGOs admit aid isn't going to 'save' Africa | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
Africa loses more to the west than it gains in aid. NGOs must challenge governments rather than congratulate them, writes Martin Drewry (" Last week, along with 12 other UK and African NGOs, we published research that attempts to challenge the...
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Your daily energy use vs Africa's

Your daily energy use vs Africa's | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
What does it mean to live without electricity? See how much electricity Americans use each day – and understand how crucial it is to our daily lives. Electricity is not
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Africa well on its way to being an FDI hotspot - Independent Online

Africa well on its way to being an FDI hotspot - Independent Online | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
Africa well on its way to being an FDI hotspot Independent Online FDI in extractive-based industries, including mining, has traditionally created a situation where foreign companies invest money into African economies in order to build the...
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Women in Conflict Zones at Risk of Violence, Discrimination - Voice of America

Women in Conflict Zones at Risk of Violence, Discrimination - Voice of America | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
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Women in Conflict Zones at Risk of Violence, Discrimination
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Towards an African Theory of Democracy - Sudan Vision

Towards an African Theory of Democracy - Sudan Vision | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
Sudan Vision Towards an African Theory of Democracy Sudan Vision This paper argues that there is a general absence of democratic theory in African political scholarship in terms of providing the underlying principles, meaning, canons and criteria...
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Why Birth Certificates Matter to Children Caught in Conflict

Why Birth Certificates Matter to Children Caught in Conflict | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
No child born in the C.A.R. since March 2013 has a birth certificate.
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S Sudan truce crumbles amid renewed clashes - Aljazeera.com

S Sudan truce crumbles amid renewed clashes - Aljazeera.com | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
Aljazeera.com S Sudan truce crumbles amid renewed clashes Aljazeera.com She said that "famine conditions" were looming in some areas of the country, making it "increasingly urgent that both parties immediately recommit themselves to inclusive,...
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3Qs: Global impact of the Ebola outbreak - News@Northeastern

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3Qs: Global impact of the Ebola outbreak
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The Ebola virus has been spreading in West Africa since March, but the current outbreak over the past few weeks has reached new heights and elevated the crisis.
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Famine And Climate Change Are Making Africa a Terrorist Tinderbox - VICE News

Famine And Climate Change Are Making Africa a Terrorist Tinderbox - VICE News | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
VICE News Famine And Climate Change Are Making Africa a Terrorist Tinderbox VICE News In the village of Siédougou, a tiny sun-scorched cluster of straw and mud huts in the remote northern reaches of Burkina Faso in the African Sahel, the daily...
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African land disputes breed violence, poverty

African land disputes breed violence, poverty | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
Across Africa, mounting competition for land stressed by population growth and climate change is exacerbating poverty and pushing some people to militancy.
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Ebola virus spreads to Nigeria by plane as Sierra Leone hunts kidnapped patient - Irish Independent

Ebola virus spreads to Nigeria by plane as Sierra Leone hunts kidnapped patient - Irish Independent | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
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Ebola virus spreads to Nigeria by plane as Sierra Leone hunts kidnapped patient
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... the current outbreak is around 60 percent.
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Ghana to harness tidal energy to generate 1,000MW of power

Ghana to harness tidal energy to generate 1,000MW of power | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is collaborating with a Swedish company TC Energy to generate 1,000MW of power by harnessing tidal wave energy from the Ada Estuary (RT @GWDay: From @AfricanReview: 100 MW of tidal power planned for #Ghana
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Central African Republic rivals agree ceasefire after Brazzaville talks

Central African Republic rivals agree ceasefire after Brazzaville talks | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
Christian militia and Muslim rebels agree to halt more than a year of violence that has killed thousands of people (#CARcrisis ceasefire, after clashes in CAR have forced 1m ppl (~1/4 of the population) to flee their homes
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Gender equality at the heart of Africa’s transformation: a vision and a strategy - African Development Bank

Gender equality at the heart of Africa’s transformation: a vision and a strategy - African Development Bank | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
The quest to establish genuinely equal opportunity for men and women – in both their contribution to and their benefits from Africa’s economic...
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Bill Gates: Health, agriculture key to Africa's development

Health and agriculture development are key if African countries are to overcome poverty and grow, US software billionaire Bill Gates said Thursday, as he received an honourary degree in Ethiopia....
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Ebola Orphans Flee Sierra Leone Farms as Cocoa and Rice Rot

Ebola Orphans Flee Sierra Leone Farms as Cocoa and Rice Rot | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
(Updates with confirmed cases, deaths in Sierra Leone in sixth paragraph.)
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Water Problems Lead to Riots, Deaths in S. Africa - Sudan Vision

Water Problems Lead to Riots, Deaths in S. Africa - Sudan Vision | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
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Putting Humanism To Work Against African Witchcraft Wars By Leo Igwe - SaharaReporters.com

Putting Humanism To Work Against African Witchcraft Wars By Leo Igwe - SaharaReporters.com | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
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Putting Humanism To Work Against African Witchcraft Wars By Leo Igwe
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This war has nothing to do with the conflicts in Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Central African Republic.
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Africa's Green Wall To Block Terrorism - Forbes

Africa's Green Wall To Block Terrorism - Forbes | Geography of Africa | Scoop.it
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Africa's Green Wall To Block Terrorism
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effects of desertification are increasingly felt globally as victims turn into refugees” or “turn to radicalisation, extremism or resource-driven wars for survival,” warned the UN.
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