'People won't stop using charcoal'

Climate change. In poor areas of Zambian capital Lusaka people are stuck with energy solutions that harm the environment, because clean alternatives are unaffordable.

Growing interest in environmental issues in North Africa

Activism. Popular environmental movements, often based online, are also raising economic and social justice issues. According to NAI guest researcher Aziza Moneer, opinion in North Africa is hardening against a one-sided focus on economic growth.

Crisis could strengthen Mnangagwa’s hold on power

Zimbabwe protests. The current crisis in Zimbabwe may play into the hands of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and strengthen his position within the ruling Zanu-PF party, according to Obert Hodzi, Zimbabwean scholar and former guest researcher at The Nordic Africa...

10 reasons to keep your eyes on Africa in 2019

Key topics. A trade deal in Kigali, a tarnished victory in Harare, and rocket-speed reforms in Addis made global headlines in 2018. But what’s on the plate for 2019? We list ten issues to keep track of in the year to come.

Award-winning Yearbook

Publications. Another milestone has been reached in the Africa Yearbook project, with volume 14 for 2017. The award-winning publication provides an annual overview for each country south of the Sahara.

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