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    Cameroon’s curious plan to rebuild from the war, while it still rages on

    This spring, Cameroon’s government announced a new plan for the “reconstruction” of the country’s two Anglophone regions. Since 2017, this area has been embroiled in a bloody war...

    Algeria’s establishment wants quick elections. Protesters see it as a trap.

    Months after huge demonstrations toppled President Bouteflika, the ruling establishment is taking steps towards speedy elections. The Algeria protests have been ongoing since February 2019....

    Missing billions, losing patience: Liberia probe targets former officials

    Under pressure over the economy and corruption, President Weah has launched a controversial anti-graft investigation. Is President Weah’s focus on the former government just a...

    Charlie Chaplin and the reclaiming of Sudan

    Khartoum’s locally-organised open air film screenings epitomise much about Sudan’s ongoing revolution. Earlier this summer, Lamia Nabil and her friends were sitting drinking tea in...

    Kenya and Somalia’s maritime dispute: One winner, two losers?

    By Anna Nagy -November 11, 2019https://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=https://youthfuturelab.com/2019/11/11/kenya-and-somalias-maritime-dispute-one-winner-two-losers/&layout=button_count&show_faces=false&width=105&action=like&colorscheme=light&height=21Share If and when Kenya and Somalia’s maritime dispute is heard by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) next year, one aspect...

    What does the death of IS leader al-Baghdadi mean for Boko Haram?

    By Anna Nagy -November 12, 2019https://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=https://youthfuturelab.com/2019/11/12/what-does-the-death-of-is-leader-al-baghdadi-mean-for-boko-haram/&layout=button_count&show_faces=false&width=105&action=like&colorscheme=light&height=21Share On 25 October, the “caliph” of so-called Islamic State (IS) Abubakar al-Baghdadi was killed in a US-led military operation in Syria....

    Why Tanzania’s local elections are more important than they might seem

    By Anna Nagy -November 19, 2019https://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=https://youthfuturelab.com/2019/11/19/why-tanzanias-local-elections-are-more-important-than-they-might-seem/&layout=button_count&show_faces=false&width=105&action=like&colorscheme=light&height=21Share Last week, Tanzania’s leading opposition parties announced that they would be boycotting the local elections scheduled for 24 November. This came after the...

    Zambia: The plan to remove President Lungu, from within his own party

    By Anna Nagy -November 19, 2019https://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=https://youthfuturelab.com/2019/11/19/zambia-the-plan-to-remove-president-lungu-from-within-his-own-party/&layout=button_count&show_faces=false&width=105&action=like&colorscheme=light&height=21Share On 8 November, President Edgar Lungu, speaking in his first press conference for four years, brought up Zambia’s elections scheduled for 2021 before declaring:...

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