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Getting Africa Right
Getting Africa Right
Nigeria’s Leading Novelist Slams President Buhari

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s op-ed in the NYT provides a sobering assessment of President Buhari’s job performance.

Getting Africa Right
South Sudan and the Case for Maps

An AP report from last week shows the ethnic loyalties driving the conflict in South Sudan—and also demonstrates why readers need maps to understand them.

Getting Africa Right
Are Africans Actually Getting Poorer?

GDP per capita is set to fall in Africa this year, and that’s big news, but it’s not the whole story.

Getting Africa Right
The Sun Never Sets on Robert Mugabe

The Financial Times is calling for a British pivot to Zimbabwe. Here’s why that’s unlikely to work, even if it was attempted.

Getting Africa Right
In Africa, Independence Days Are Overrated

Several former colonies in East Africa are marking their Independence Days this month. Not that there’s much to celebrate.

Getting Africa Right
NYT Misses the Mark on Africa Coverage

This kind of hazy, fog-of-war reporting from far afield fails to deliver the kind of illuminating coverage readers deserve.

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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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