There is donor fatigue regarding droughts in East Africa, and Addis Ababa has faced accusations it played down the severity of the crisis to keep the country from looking bad internationally.
The Cameroonian novelist Imbolo Mbue captured a million-dollar contract for her first book, “Behold the Dreamers”. That’s even before it joined the Oprah’s Book Club pantheon this year.
“In African culture the police are there to intimidate, to coerce.” In Nigeria many stations have an informal torture officer.
Religious education can actually inoculate against extremism. Employment was the single most frequently cited reason for joining an extremist groups.
In 23 sub-Saharan African countries, urbanisation would have happened without a single person moving from a rural area to an urban one.