Africa:Is China Africa’s Father Christmas?

[Vanguard] The Presidents of African countries converged in Beijing last week, to attend the 2018 Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC); President Muhammadu Buhari’s delegation included at least four state governors and seven federal ministers.

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South Africa:Land Redistribution in South Africa, Trump’s Tweet, and U.S.-Africa Policy

[Brookings] Washington, DC -United States President Donald Trump’s incendiary August 22 tweet, contending that white farmers are being killed on a “large scale” in South Africa and that farms and other lands are being expropriated, has become part of his well-known toolkit for boosting appeal among his political base while sowing racial discord at home and abroad.

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Nigeria:Nigeria Deep in $30 Trillion Global Loss to Inequality

[Guardian] An economist and former Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, once said: “Income inequality is troubling because, among other things, it means that many people in our society do not have the opportunities to advance themselves… .No economy can succeed without a high quality workforce, particularly in an age of globalisation and technical change.”

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