Attacks in Ouagadougou: What is (probably) AQIM doing in Burkina Faso?

It’s still unconfirmed but it seems that AQIM or related groups could be responsible for attacks in Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou. E. g. there is a French military presence in Burkina, but from your point of view why would AQIM ar other jihadi group be interested in carrying out such attack? Read few comments.

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Valletta Summit: Can EU and Africa find common ground regarding refugee crisis?

As EU meets African countries at Valletta summit, in general it seems both sides have some different agenda. The EU wants to find the way how to keep potential migrants home, African countries wanna find more legal ways for them to go to Europe. In your opinion, where do you see some common ground for both sides and what should be the EU’s approach? Read few comments.

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Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia. What’s on his agenda

As US President Barack Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia the usual topics are on the table: trade and investment, security and counter-terrorism, and democracy and human rights. From your point of view, what should be Obama’s focus, what countries like Kenya or Ethiopia need from the US? Read few comments.

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Kenya’s economy and development aid

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Oil exploration in Turkana Water Project in Turkana, Kenya. is supported also by Slovakia via development aid. Credit: Andrej Matisak

Oil exploration in Turkana Water Project in Turkana, Kenya. is supported also by Slovakia via development aid. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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Another horrible attack by al-Shabaab. But how strong is this group nowadays?

Al-Shabab militants attacked dormitories at Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya killing 147 people, mainly students. Al-Shabaab has showed that they are still capable of preparing really horrible attack on the soft target. But how strong do you find al-Shabaab, many people argue that al-Shabaab is in decline, do you agree or not, and why? Read few comments.

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Nigeria: Buhari won. Challenges remain

Nigeria’s next president: Muhammadu Buhari beats incumbent Goodluck Jonathan.

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Kenya’s oil curse?

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Oil exploration in Turkana, Kenya. Credit: Andrej Matisak

Oil exploration in Turkana, Kenya. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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