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February 2, 2017

Africa has a long standing reputation of being the changing nation of the twenty-first century. A continent rich in history, culture and natural resources, the "Lion" has had the unfortunate burden of being the wealth pool for a majority of its neighbours who have left...

February 2, 2017

One of the most common problems in African development and perception is the treatment and consideration of the continent as a homogenous group of countries. Africa consists of a diverse set of countries with strikingly different features, customs and traditions, all o...

February 2, 2017

On a short walk through campus, posters line the walls promoting ‘summer adventures’, ‘opportunities to enhance your CV’ and the chance to ‘make a difference’. These are convincing tag lines and I am myself guilty of being drawn into an international volunteering exper...

February 2, 2017

Historically, Africa was labelled as a continent characterised with abject poverty, corruption and mismanagement. In today’s world, however, Many people have acknowledged the growth in the African economy. Post financial crisis, investors now give Africa the attention...

February 2, 2017

There has been an increased amount of foreign investments in Africa. Indeed, the Harvard Business review recently showed that companies gain a higher return on their investments in Africa than for similar investments in other regions such as china and India. Although i...

February 2, 2017

“We’ve got some fantastically corrupt countries attending” said the smiling ex Prime Minister David Cameron as he spoke to the Queen about his anti-corruption conference.  And, of course, the African country Nigeria, featured in his list of nations.

There was uproar on...

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