Yaya Dia Adama escaped violence in CAR and came to the Gado refugee camp in Cameroon with her five children. She makes a living as a seamstress. (Photo/Ryan Brown/UN Women/Flickr).

Refugees In Africa Doubled Between 2009 And 2016, From 2.1M To 4.9M: Here’s Why They Stay Put Despite End To Conflict At Home

The lengthy nature of some of Africas wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the refugee cycle. The Somalia war is over 27 years and the DRC been in conflict since the 1990s.


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Singing on AFRICA DAY in the Diaspora. (Photo/William Murphy/Flickr).

Countries Must Compete For Migrant Workers To Boost Their Economies – The African Nations Getting It Right

n 2017, 74% of all immigrants were of working age. It makes sense that losing this vital demographic can damage a countrys economy and that gaining these workers can help grow anothers


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Launch of AfCFTA signing in Kigali (Photo/UNECA/Flickr).

It’s World’s Largest Such Deal In 23 Years: Africa’s Free Trade Area Could Have 1.7 Billion People Spending $6.7 Trillion By 2030

Diverse African economies such as South Africa and Egypt, are likely to be the drivers of the free trade area, and are likely to benefit from it the most.


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Severely malnourished Erukudi, her mother Helen and baby sister, in Lodwar Hospital, Turkana, Northern Kenya. (Photo/Russell Watkins/DFID).

3.4 Million Kenyans Need Food Aid, 480,000 Children Hit By Acute Malnutrition: How Did It Get To This?

There have been wholesale staple food price increases of between eight and 32% above average in the urban markets of Nairobi, Mombasa, and Eldoret


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To feed the future, open doors for young people and women. (Photo/Neil Palmer/CIAT).

They Have The Tech In Their Hands: The Farming Revolution In Africa Will Begin With Giving Youth A Voice

In northern Malawi 80% of women produce legumes, onions, maize and tobacco. In this same region, 20% of men come in at the end, to sell the produce and participate other income generating activities.