Countering extremists
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To counter extremists, global community must know what it stands for

To build a global coalition to inoculate against extremism, we need to go beyond the common portrayal of counter-extremism as solely a reactive, hard power or security issue.

Countering extremism on social media
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If Isis is doing it, so must we: Countering extremism on social media

Groups such as Isis are fighting hard for the hearts and minds of our young people through social media – we must do the same.

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Under construction: Urbanisation, population growth fuel African real estate

Expectations for African demographic growth coupled with rapid urbanisation is attracting global real estate investment.

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Isolation by airlines: Sierra Leone’s greatest challenge in Ebola recovery?

Isolation is the “greatest challenge” facing Sierra Leone’s economic recovery from the Ebola outbreak, according to the minister of finance.

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Djibouti: UK court case pits president against former adviser

An ongoing court case may provide evidence of foul play among Djibouti’s top tier.

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In Nigeria, university degrees can lead to poverty

Employers are increasingly demand academic qualifications as a proxy for skills. In Nigeria, this fuels the false dream that a bachelor’s degree is a stepping stone to a good job.

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South Africa avoids recession, but loses momentum

Africa’s second-largest economy has rallied just enough to avoid recession following the end of mining strikes, but outlook remains tepid and politically fractious.

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Egypt to swap debt for more debt to keep energy companies on side

Egypt has accrued large debts to international oil and gas companies - and now plans to pay them off by borrowing even more.

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Articles from fDi Intelligence

Isolation by airlines: Sierra Leone’s greatest challenge in Ebola recovery?

As Sierra Leone copes with the setback of a new mortality from Ebola, the country’s finance minister has singled out isolation by international airlines as the biggest obstacle to economic recovery.

FDI in African IT suffers four-year decline

Investment into Africa's software and IT services sector has experienced a year-on-year decline between 2011 and 2014.

Angola's economy: in deep water

A low oil price and uncertainty over future exploration projects – with existing oil fields rapidly drying up – is threatening to tip the Angolan current account from surplus to deficit this year, and is raising questions about the future of its oil-reliant economy. 

Poland targets Algeria for investment

Poland is keen to tap investment opportunities in Algeria’s growing economy and foster bilateral trade, although limitations remain. 

Interview with Lord Michael Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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