Abdullahi Boru Halakhe is a Horn of Africa analyst. Twitter: @qulshtm
China has done big infrastructure; the US is mixing counter-terrorism and energy projects. The rest also knocking on the door.
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In 2010 the 48 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa generated about the same amount of power as Spain.
From cash-carrying airplanes to players squaring it out on the pitch, Africa saw it all. Things do not always have to be this bad.
Between 1962-1995, France intervened militarily in African countries 19 times.
How 'smart' African leaders have appropriated United States-funded counterterrorism efforts to criminalise legitimate domestic opposition.
A continent known for hunger has a fast-growing population suffering from obesity. What does this mean?