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Future Africa Insights

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The Need and Difficulty of Public Service in Africa

The Need and Difficulty of Public Service in Africa

On Saturday 19 February, Special Assistant to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Development Policy, Ibrahim Lawal Ahmed discussed “The Need and Difficulty of Public Service in Africa” as Future Africa Forum’s Guest Speaker. This article written by
Ibrahim Lawal Ahmed expands on the same discussion.

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Through My Eyes: Zambia’s Democratic Elections

Through My Eyes: Zambia’s Democratic Elections

Zambia is currently experiencing what could be one of its biggest defining moments since the re-introduction of political pluralism in 1990. This is because to many Zambians this change of government feels like freedom, hope and an opportunity for them to raise their standards of living after what felt like decades of suffering under the administration of the Patriotic Front led by former president Edgar Chagwa Lungu.

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Bring Back Our Boys – A Call to Action

Bring Back Our Boys – A Call to Action

Nteranya Sanginga and Tetsekela Michelle discuss the case of terrorism in Nigeria and the overwhelming need to effectively address the underlying socio-economic shortcomings that continue to motivate young men to opt into armed banditry and insurgency in Nigeria. How do we bring our boys back?

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Street Protests Are Dangerous, But Are They Effective?

Street Protests Are Dangerous, But Are They Effective?

Faith Abiodun analyses the effectiveness of street protests in a year that has been weighed down by the scourge of Covid-19. The year 2020 has been marked by an endless global stream of protests. How do we ensure that street protests in Africa are effective and safe?

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Yes, President Masisi, Kabila Must Go!

Yes, President Masisi, Kabila Must Go!

Hardly ever, even in the face of extreme crisis, has an African president called out another president, purportedly to maintain respect for sovereignty or to avoid the semblance of hypocrisy. But Botswana’s 18-day old President Mokgweetsi Masisi bucked the trend by calling out Joseph Kabila of DRC.

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