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Op-Ed: To effectively combat COVID-19, Africa needs to play offense


Hezekiah Shobiye. Hez is the Lead Publication Editor at the Africa Policy Journal. He is an MPA 2020 Candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and holds a Doctorate in Public Health from Boston University.  I am worried about Africa’s preparedness for the COVID-19 outbreak, and so should everybody else. As at the beginning of […]

Safe haven: The future of Islamic extremism in the Sahel


Stretching from the Atlantic coast in the west to the Red Sea in the east, the region of north-central Africa known as the Sahel has rarely figured as a focus of international geopolitics. Yet this semi-arid band of territory, spanning some 14 countries and home to numerous ethnic and religious groups, is emerging as a new arena in the sprawling global battle between governments and jihadist groups.

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