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Nigeria: Following elections, all eyes set on the Niger Delta

After Nigeria’s landmark elections, incoming president Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the volatile, oil rich Niger Delta region may prove the linchpin to his success.

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Watch live from the Skoll World Forum on social entrepreneurship

Leading thinkers on social entrepreneurship and innovation are converging in Oxford. Follow the conversation on our live stream from the event. 

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Mozambique enjoys year-on-year growth in FDI

Inward FDI into Mozambique has shown year-on-year growth between 2009 and 2014.

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Religion, geopolitics and power along the River Jordan

A project to rehabilitate the River Jordan is a powerful symbol of cooperation between diverse groups in a place too often associated with conflict

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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.

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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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Counter terrorism concerns blocking aid, remittances to Somalia

After Garissa attacks, governments are refocusing on blocking terrorist financing from reaching Somalia - but they are also stopping aid and remittances.

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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.

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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