Why Africa's unlikely to feature in Trump's foreign policy

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 By Peter Vale “Peter Vale is a Professor of Humanities and the Director of the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS), University of Johannesburg. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. AfricaOracle is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation."

Africa is likely to slide down the list of foreign policy priorities of a Donald Trump administration. This is because America's foreign policy is determined by both domestic and foreign issues.

Africa Code Week exceeds targets and posts best results!

Skills development initiative surpasses expectations as it makes strides toward goal of training 5m African youth by 2025

Barclays Techstars Applications Open To Fintech Entrepreneurs

Applications have opened for the Barclays Accelerator programme, powered by Techstars, an initiative aimed at uncovering the next M-Pesa or Paypal by working with exceptional fintech entrepreneurs innovating Africa’s financial services industry.

Zuriel Delivers Film Making Class with Omnicane in Mauritius

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In partnership with one of Africa's largest Ethanol producers from Sugarcane - Omnicane, with presence in Mauritius, Rwanda and Kenya, Zuriel has continued her series of film making classes for underprivileged and underserved communities across Africa.

The Gambia keeps dream of deepening democracy in Africa alive

 

The Gambia keeps dream of deepening democracy in Africa alive

 

 

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By  Associate Professor of International Studies, Princeton University. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. AfricaOracle is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation."

 

The year ends with a gust of transformational winds blowing over the Gambia and Angola, raising hopes that Africa’s democracy project is not as dead as it is feared to be. 

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