In Nigeria, Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’ Awati Wal-Jihad popularly called Boko Haram has been responsible for the death of over 14,000 people (both combatants and civilians), displacement of over 1.5 million persons, destruction and loot of properties worth billions of naira, abduction of over 220 school girls from Chibok secondary school, bombings of several high profile institutions amongst others.
As a testament to Samuel Huntington’s Clash of Civilisation theory, which is also manifesting in what Mary Kaldor describes as ‘new wars’, a new dimension of conflicts has established itself in International politics. These conflicts now come in form of armed insurgency, violent secessionist, ethno-religious conflicts etc. Africa, no doubt occupies an important seat in the theatre of war.
Africa Today discusses where U.S Policy in Africa is heading. Indicating the U.S continues to protect her imperial interest in Africa.
The U.S in Africa: Who benefits the most? Americans or Africans? The fact that Obama is of African heritage created hype and expectations, which frankly haven’t been met. But what has Africa gained from her engagement with the U.S?
Beyond access to electricity, the Akon Lighting Africa project is about economic empowerment and inclusive growth for the African continent.
Welcome to Africa, a continent full of hopes and opportunities that awaits the right solutions to fulfill the ambitions of its ever growing population. The Akon Lighting Africa program believes sustainable energy programs are the solution to Africa’s energy crisis.
In the e-Book Africa un-slaved; Volume I – The Chains of Modern-day African Slavery and The Steps to Our Liberation, author Teekay Akin (Akinyemi Adeseye) poignantly illustrates the pervasive cause for the disenfranchisement and oppression of Africans throughout the world.
The African book “Wangari’s Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa” tells the story of Wangari Maathai, who was born and raised “in the shadow of Mount Kenya.” Wangari’s Trees of Peace” is a well-written African story book with pictures for every young child to understand.
Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales is a milestone work that tells many of Africa’s most cherished folktales. It is a great audio book filled with tales for both adults and children of all ages. The stories were told by remarkable actors from around the world.
In the African book: We All Went On Safari, Laurie Krebs combines her love of children’s literature with her enthusiasm for traveling to create a wonderful picture book that carry readers all around the world.
‘A Is For Africa’ is a fascinating book about Africa that depicts everyday life in Nigeria. The ABC book about Africa is written by a talented African photographer, Ifeoma Onyefulu, providing an incisive, sophisticated view of her homeland’s rich heritage.