In recent years, increasing numbers of people have moved from all parts of Africa to Australia. Two years ago as many as 380,000 people indicated in a census that they were born in Africa.
Manufacturing in Africa is six times more productive than agriculture. The growth in services on the continent has contributed to no or slow growth in overall per capita income.
With Nigeria and Angola the poster boys for the “oil curse”, Oxfam and African Media Initiative call a pow wow to prevent East Africa falling down the same hole.
Are Gulf powers pushing for the unification of the Horn of Africa under the leadership of Ethiopia, and the “De-Turkification” of Somalia?
The continent risks becoming a safe haven or a hub for criminals evading justice elsewhere and, in the area of corruption the AU estimates that 25% of the GDP of African states goes down the drain every year.