Did Uganda Receive More Refugees Daily in 2016 Than Many European Nations Did the Whole Year?

Article Source: Africa Check The top official of an international charity said Uganda received more refugees daily at the end of 2016 than many wealthy European countries did the entire year. Do the numbers add up? Researched by Gopolang Makou & Julie Bourdin Newly arrived refugees from South Sudan sit in a bus at the…

Continue Reading...

Who Owns the Nile? (It’s Complicated!)

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to share the water of the Nile. But why the discord in the first place? The infographic below first appeared in Aljazeera in 2015 and offers a simplified but fascinating timeline of treaties brokered since 1929 in an effort to give all stakeholders fair access to the waters of this life-sustaining…

Continue Reading...

Can African Cities Modernize Without Displacing the Poor?

Follow @AfricaSpeaks4 Tweet

Continue Reading...

Why Africa is Vulnerable to Climate Change

Scientists think Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate change due to its poverty levels, areas with scarce water sources and rain-fed agricultural production. This factsheet, the second on the topic of climate change, explores these reasons. Africa as a continent will be particularly vulnerable to climate change, or so the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on…

Continue Reading...

Youth Unemployment in Africa

Below is an excerpt from an article entitled “How to Tackle Youth Unemployment in Africa,” first appearing in Pambazuka News. To read the full article, click here.  When people say, “creating jobs for the youth” or “tackling youth unemployment in Africa”, it is not clear if everyone who says that knows what they really mean or…

Continue Reading...

Europe Should be Humble in its Relations with Africa

The third generation of African freedom fighters is growing impatient with the contradictions of ongoing coloniality in the Motherland. Europe and its allies continue their imperialist subjugation and plunder with the support of puppet leaders as Africans suffer. A new anti-imperialist wave is gathering momentum across Africa to complete the continent’s unfinished liberation. In November…

Continue Reading...