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From an administrative point of view migrants can be categorized as “refugees” or “internally displaced person... Read more
”This is the right place to do this kind of research”, Atakilte Beyene says on field work in the northwest reg... Read more
Angola’s oil industry generated US$ 468 billion during the 13-year boom that ended in 2014. Now, as the prospe... Read more
The Uganda elections on 18 February are not likely to bring change. Anything other than the continued incumben... Read more
It seems as if the campaign promises during last year’s election were not just cheap talk. President Muhammadu... Read more
Last Friday’s terror attacks in Burkina Faso, that killed 30 people, came at a time when the country is in a c...
People have demonstrated in both Burkina Faso and Burundi against presidents who are trying to hold on to powe... Read more
Cities are emerging where minerals are extracted. But who is planning them and how will people make a liveliho... Read more
Ethnic agitation is becoming increasingly common in Nigeria. However, according to NAI researcher Victor Adetu... Read more
Gold mining has become a key sector for many West African economies following the increase in global prices du... Read more
The Claude Ake Visiting Chair was set up in 2003 to honour the memory of Professor Claude Ake, a distinguished...
One of the holiest places in Ethiopia is the monastery Tana Kirkos in Lake Tana. Terje Oestigaard and a team o... Read more
Wednesday 2 December at 18.30-20.00: Mozambique 40 years - literature and photography in a changing country. ...