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Africa Economy
Hollywood comes to South Africa
Sector is rare bright spot in country’s economic gloom, creating more than 35,000 jobs and adding R3.5bn to GDP, according to government figures
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:49:17 GMT

Africa
Renamo leader signs Mozambique peace deal
The leader of Renamo, the Mozambican former rebel group, formally endorsed a peace deal with the country’s president ahead of elections next month
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:17:45 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Turkey at growing risk from Isis backlash
With the group sitting close to its borders, and in possession of 49 hostages, Turkey is constrained in how it can combat the militant group
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:12:17 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Iraq goes to court to hit Kurds’ oil sales
Iraq’s oil ministry is preparing to sue a Greek shipping company for its role in the “illegal” export of crude from the Kurdistan region
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:21:18 GMT

Africa
PM back in Lesotho after coup attempt
South Africa leads efforts to broker talks between Mr Thabane and his rival Mothetjoa Metsing, deputy prime minister
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:27:12 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Israel to supply natural gas to Jordan
Deal will ease an energy crunch in the kingdom and marks the biggest such bilateral agreement that Israel’s nascent offshore industry has yet seen
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:18:36 GMT

Africa
Volunteers sought for Ebola vaccine trial
Oxford university’s Jenner Institute seeks 60 volunteers for first human trial of an Ebola vaccine, stressing they will be at no risk of contracting the virus
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:18:29 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
US-EU urge Israel to return West Bank land
Fears that seizure of 1,000 acres will hurt prospects for peace talks and State department concerned construction in Givat Hamatos area could be announced
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:53:07 GMT

Africa
UN urged to intervene against Ebola
MSF head warns of surge in the number of cases and deaths from the outbreak, while the WHO has said the disease could strike more than 20,000
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:09:29 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Islamists kill 11 Egyptian troops in Sinai
ABM claims its violence comes in retaliation for fierce crackdown launched by President al-Sisi’s government against Mr Morsi’s supporters
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:21:28 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Saudi arrests 88 over ‘imminent attack’
Detention if suspected al-Qaeda affiliates from Syria and Iraq are announced on the same day it emerges a gas pipeline has been set alight
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:29:02 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Iran hardliners intensify power struggle
The trial of one of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani’s sons owes more to a power struggle than a fight against corruption
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:41:13 GMT

Africa
US forces target al-Shabaab in Somalia
US action comes after Somalia's government forces regained control of a high-security prison in the capital that was attacked on Sunday by militants
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:07:36 GMT

Africa
Lesotho leaders agree to reopen parliament
Lesotho’s feuding leaders have agreed to lift the suspension of parliament and issue a statement appealing for calm after an apparent attempted coup
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:00:12 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Libya reappoints PM in crisis move
Libya’s newly elected parliament has reappointed Abdullah al-Thinni as prime minister, asking him to form a “crisis government” within two weeks
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:40:44 GMT

Africa
South Africa’s Bidvest mulls London IPO
Conglomerate considers listing food services business in London to help fund growth, as African companies turn to UK capital markets
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:33:05 GMT

Africa
Lesotho PM and deputy hold talks in Pretoria
South Africa summons rivals after coup attempt in kingdom, with Thabane inferring that his deputy was behind the military activity
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:34:11 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Australia joins Iraq arms delivery
Australia has agreed to an US request to take part in international efforts to combat Islamic radicals fighting in Iraq, describing the situation in the country as a “human catastrophe”.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:57:21 GMT

Africa
Kenya set to bring back capital gains tax
Nairobi move, approve by parliament but which has yet to be signed into law by President Uhuru Kenyatta, could hit Kenya’s booming property market
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:29:02 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Armed Syrian group detains 43 peacekeepers
A further 81 UN forces were reported to be trapped in an area of the Golan Heights, as fighting between rebels and Assad regime intensifies
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:11:31 GMT

Africa Economy
China deals cash blow to Mugabe
Beijing’s reception of Zimbabwean president shows open-wallet policy has limits, as he departs with far less than he was seeking
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:53:17 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Israel and Hamas agree open-ended truce
Both sides accept an Egyptian-brokered open-ended truce after a day in which Hamas fired some of the heaviest barrages of rockets since the war began
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:50:04 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
US considers air strikes on Isis in Syria
Pentagon deploys spy drones over Syrian territory as Obama weighs options for extended military action against Islamists beyond Iraq’s borders
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:54:55 GMT

Africa Economy
S Africa second-quarter GDP up 0.6 per cent
Africa’s most developed economy narrowly avoided recession in the second quarter in the wake of two years of industrial unrest
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:35:55 GMT

Middle East Economy
Israel halves rate to lowest level yet
Central bank slashes interest rate to 0.25 per cent on drops in tourism and exports, as war in Gaza shows little sign of ending
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:28:37 GMT

Africa
Mozambique agrees end to clashes
Parties signed a pact after parliament approved a bill granting amnesty to those involved in violence between Renamo and government forces
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:19:27 GMT

Africa
London doctors prepare for Ebola patient
UK case comes as the situation in west Africa continues to deteriorate. Nearly 1,500 have so far died, out of more than 2,600 cases
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:49:52 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Misurata fighters claim Tripoli airport
Move follows air strikes on Misuratan positions in Libyan capital
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 04:43:38 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Car bomb is the first in Erbil since Isis onslaught began
Attack in Erbil raises concerns that Isis could destabilise the regional capital
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:13:34 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Sixty killed in Iraq mosque massacre
Talks on forming a government are halted after worshippers are shot at a Sunni mosque in an attack blamed on Shia militia
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:25:54 GMT

Africa
Cordon tightens around Ebola states
Countries, regions and neighbourhoods are sealed off in an effort to stem the virus as hysteria grows over its spread
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:09:17 GMT

Africa
Liberia police fire guns at Ebola protest
At least four people were injured as crowds tried to break out of Monrovia’s West Point neighbourhood where a quarantine has been imposed
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:52:25 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Kurds take tough line in government talks
The threat of Iraq’s collapse has forced conciliatory tones from the Sunni and Shia populations – but the Kurds are vowing to play hardball
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:33:45 GMT

Africa
MSF criticises global Ebola response
International help for west African states is ‘non-existent’ according to Médecins Sans Frontières, the aid agency battling to contain the epidemic
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:59:54 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Dubai and S Korea sign investments deal
The emirate broadens its horizons to become a base for companies, especially those from Asia, seeking to access fast-growing African markets
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:28:10 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Isis continues to make gains in Syria
Assad regime and rebel groups face daunting task to rein in Islamists, with its fighters advancing towards Aleppo and massing in a southern suburb of Damascus
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:00:17 GMT

Africa
Unlimited presidential terms threaten Africa
The US helped secure the inclusion of term limits in African constitutions following the cold war but a reversal is in danger of taking hold
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:06:33 GMT

Africa
Moody’s warns on damage from Ebola virus
Moody’s says outbreak risks financial effect on poorest states and could lead to ‘economic and fiscal deterioration’ in Nigeria if it spreads there
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:28:50 GMT

Africa
Ramaphosa rejects Marikana killings blame
South Africa’s deputy president says shooting of 34 striking miners by police in 2012 was a ‘collective failure’ as he denies criminal responsibility
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:28:29 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Call for Gaza control to be handed to PA
Israel’s finance minister Yair Lapid suggests authority in Gaza Strip be transferred to the Palestinian Authority and the territory be demilitarised
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:28:32 GMT

Africa
Liberia to get experimental Ebola drug
The death toll from the world's worst outbreak of Ebola has climbed to 1,013 people, according to figures on Monday from the World Health Organisation
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:45:26 GMT

Africa
Ramaphosa defends actions over Marikana
South Africa’s deputy president gives evidence to commission investigating police shooting and killing of 34 striking miners
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:29:50 GMT

Africa
Guinea shuts borders in bid to halt Ebola
While Guinea’s official land border crossings with Sierra Leone and Liberia will shut it will be difficult to prevent people in rural areas crossing
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:51:24 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Threat to Kurds spurs US action
Autonomous region has enjoyed close links with Washington since aftermath of the 1991 Gulf war and has blossomed into relatively safe and prosperous pro-western haven
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:29:42 GMT

Africa Economy
Africa shows global growth potential
Dominant theme at Washington summit was continent’s role as motor for world economy and what US companies can do to mobilise capital and create jobs
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:47:51 GMT

Africa
Obama pledges support for Africa security
Barack Obama offered African leaders US support to boost their peacekeeping and counterterrorism capabilities in order to fight “transnational threats”
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:49:52 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Saudis give Beirut $1bn to fend off Isis
Military aid offered as regional conflicts spill over into Lebanon, raising fears that Isis could seize control of Sunni areas
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:30:38 GMT

Africa Economy
China seeks to work with US in Africa
Talks over proposal for unprecedented co-operation gathered momentum at the annual China-US summit in July
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:31:10 GMT

Africa
US seeks to catch up with China in Africa
Barack Obama to announce $14bn of investment by companies in energy infrastructure projects across sub-Saharan countries
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:48:41 GMT

Africa
World Bank pledges $200m to fight Ebola
Emergency funding to help control outbreak comes as death toll in west African states of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea climbs to 887
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:56:03 GMT



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Wall Street Journal


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Middle East News
Jordan Develops Program to Combat Radical Islam
In a new push to combat radical Islam, Jordanian authorities are developing plans to crack down on the construction of thousands of unauthorized mosques and to place government-appointed preachers in their pulpits.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:21:26 EDT

Middle East News
Syrian Kurds Flee Islamic State
Extremists of Islamic State besiege a strategic border town as they continue their drive for more territory in northern and eastern Syria.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:17:55 EDT

Middle East News
Al Qaeda in Syria Threatens West
The U.S. is tracking multiple terror plots based out of Syria that target the West—threats that current and former intelligence officials say have been traced to al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate and not to Islamic State.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:30:33 EDT

Africa News
Arrests Made in Guinea Ebola Killings
Guinea's government said six people have been arrested in connection with the killings of eight people on an Ebola awareness campaign.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:40:41 EDT

Africa News
Uganda's Museveni Dismisses Premier
President Yoweri Museveni dismissed his prime minister and potential rival in a move viewed as an attempt to keep a firm grip on power.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:36:20 EDT

Middle East News
Al Qaeda in Syria Threatens West
The U.S. is tracking multiple terror plots based out of Syria that target the West—threats that current and former intelligence officials say have been traced to al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate and not to Islamic State.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:26:53 EDT

Middle East News
Obama Plans to Tightly Control Strikes on Syria
President Obama insisted he won't authorize a U.S. ground war in the fight against Islamic State.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:38:57 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. Official: Iran Nuclear Talks Were Constructive
Bilateral nuclear discussions with Iran over the last 24 hours have been "constructive," a senior U.S. official said.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:03:49 EDT

Middle East News
Sunnis Question Iraqi National Guard Plan
Sunni tribal leaders say a U.S.-backed plan to allow local units to police their own regions—an idea that gained traction this week—is an invitation to the kind of separatism that has already pushed Iraq to the brink of partition.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:51:55 EDT

Africa News
South African Central Banker to Quit
South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said she will step down when her contract expires in November, bringing to an end a tenure that turned the country's top banker into a persistent critic of her government's economic policy.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:03:16 EDT

Middle East News
Iran Minister: Islamic State Won't Be Destroyed by Bombings
Sunni extremist group Islamic State cannot be destroyed by Western bombing attacks, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Wednesday.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:31:56 EDT

Middle East News
Iraqi Parliament Rejects Cabinet Nominees
Iraq's parliament rejected two appointees to head the critical defense and interior ministries.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:06:46 EDT

Middle East News
Sectarian Divide Plagues Coalition
U.S. efforts to build a broad coalition to combat Islamic State ran into the sectarian chasm that has divided the Middle East, with Arab allies disagreeing over whether Iraq's neighbors should have a military role.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:05:57 EDT

Middle East News
Iraq Airstrike Opens New Phase in Fight Against Islamic State, U.S. Says
The U.S. military on Monday said it conducted its first airstrike in Iraq as part of an expanded mission announced last week by President Barack Obama.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:22:04 EDT

Middle East News
Sectarian Divide Plagues Coalition
U.S. efforts to build a broad coalition to combat Islamic State ran into the sectarian chasm that has divided the Middle East, with Arab allies disagreeing over whether Iraq's neighbors should have a military role.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:09:20 EDT

Africa News
Uganda Finds Suicide Vests, Explosives After Foiled Attack
Ugandan security forces discovered suicide vests and improvised explosive devices, police said, after they foiled with U.S. help a coordinated terror attack on bars, hotels and the country's largest public university.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:57:56 EDT

Middle East News
Support Grows for U.S. Campaign
A U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State gained more backing, with the U.K., Australia and leading Arab states offering support.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 02:55:33 EDT

Abreast Of The Market
Stock Bears Lick Wounds
Abreast of the Market: In the face of a rally that just won't quit, once-pessimistic Wall Street forecasters now are predicting gains for the S&P 500.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:37:26 EDT

Middle East News
Support Grows for U.S. Campaign
International support for the U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State gathered strength.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:32:48 EDT

Middle East News
UK. Vows Action Against Islamic State
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to hunt down those responsible for the killing of British aid worker David Haines and bring them to justice.
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:53:02 EDT

Middle East News
Al Qaeda Militants Flow to Yemen Capital
Scores of al Qaeda militants have moved into Yemen's capital San'a in an attempt to exploit swelling political unrest and destabilize the government, officials said.
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:13:13 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. Says Arabs to Join Airstrikes
Secretary of State John Kerry said leading Arab states have pledged to support U.S. military operations against the Islamic State, including potentially launching joint airstrikes on targets in Iraq and Syria.
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:28:11 EDT

Abreast Of The Market
Stock Bears Lick Wounds
Abreast of the Market: In the face of a rally that just won't quit, once-pessimistic Wall Street forecasters now are predicting gains for the S&P 500.
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:16:17 EDT

Africa News
Uganda Police Thwart Terror Attack
Ugandan police Saturday foiled an attempted terror attack in the capital of Kampala, a police spokesman said, in what appeared as an unsuccessful reprisal strike by the Somali militant group al-Shabaab.
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:32:24 EDT

Middle East News
Kerry Sees Egypt Role Against Islamic Militants
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Egypt is an important partner in the emerging coalition aimed at beating back the extremist group Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:28:38 EDT

Africa News
Pistorius Found Guilty of Manslaughter
A South African judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of manslaughter for shooting his girlfriend on Valentine's Day of last year.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:16:06 EDT

Africa News
Boko Haram Extends Control Over Nigerian City
Boko Haram has extended control over a small city in the northeast of Nigeria, its residents say, in a sign of how an air-power campaign so far has failed to turn the conflict in favor of the country's beleaguered military.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:44:51 EDT

Africa News
Judge Rules Out Pistorius Murder Conviction
A South African judge ruled out convicting Oscar Pistorius of murder Thursday but said the Olympic athlete acted negligently when he shot and killed his girlfriend last year, opening the door to a manslaughter conviction.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:45:13 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. Allies Pledge to Help Fight Against Islamic State
Washington's international allies didn't make clear how far they would go to join military operations even as they pledged their support.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:35:55 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. Allies Pledge to Help U.S. Fight Islamic State
Washington's international allies didn't make clear how far they would go to join military operations even as they pledged their support.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:14:40 EDT

Middle East News
Islamist Rebels Free U.N. Peacekeepers
The United Nations said nearly four dozen of its peacekeepers from Fiji were freed on Thursday in the Syrian Golan Heights after being held captive by Islamist rebels for nearly two weeks.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:55:38 EDT

Middle East News
U.N. Envoy to Syria Presses Truces
President Bashar al-Assad met with the new United Nations special envoy to Syria, who is trying to use the threat posed by Islamic State extremists to pressure the regime and rebels to expand tentative truces.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:50:15 EDT

Africa News
IMF in Talks With African Nations to Expand Bailouts for Ebola Crisis
The International Monetary Fund said it is in talks to boost emergency bailouts for Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia as the Ebola crisis in West Africa slashes the countries' economic prospects and overwhelms government financing.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:17:21 EDT

Africa News
Judge to Deliver Verdict in Pistorius Trial
Judge Thokozile Masipa is scheduled to announce Thursday whether double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius is guilty of deliberately killing his girlfriend.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:37:38 EDT

Middle East News
President Gambles Delay Was Worth It
Capital Journal: President Barack Obama's speech to the nation laying out a strategy for dealing with the threat from Islamic State extremists closed the book on one presidential gamble—but opened the door to a fresh one that's only beginning.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:22:17 EDT

Middle East News
U.S. to Rely on Local Forces in Iraq
A cornerstone of the expanded U.S. military campaign against Islamic State militants will be reliance on U.S.-trained local forces to confront the group head on.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:20:18 EDT

Middle East News
Palestinian Authority Seeks Donors
The Palestinian Authority is laying the groundwork for a donor conference in Cairo next month to raise billions of dollars for reconstruction in the Gaza Strip, its prime minister said.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:02:30 EDT



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The Economist


Results for news from the The Economist about Middle-east-and-africa
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Easternapproaches
Georgian politics: Misha summoned
AMERICA and the European Union responded with “concern” to the public prosecutor’s decision on March 22nd to summon Mikheil Saakashvili (pictured), the ex-president, for questioning as a witness. Subpoenas tend to be the precursor for arrest and
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:44:24 +0000

Easternapproaches
Georgian politics: Misha summoned
AMERICA and the European Union responded with “concern” to the public prosecutor’s decision on March 22nd to summon Mikheil Saakashvili (pictured), the ex-president, for questioning as a witness. Subpoenas tend to be the precursor for arrest and
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:44:24 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
The Gaza Strip: Who’s in charge?
ARE the tables turning in Gaza? Whenever Egypt wanted to stop Israel and the Palestinian enclave fighting in the past, they would call the Islamist movement, Hamas, which has ruled Gaza since 2007. In the last round of mutual shelling that began o
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:22 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Nigeria: Worse and worse
THE fight agains
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:22 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Sierra Leone: Stop rape
A TATTERED poster tacked to a wall in a stuffy courtroom in Freetown, the Sierra Leonean capital, reads, “Rape is a Crime: Destroys Your Future”. Below it, a row of handcuffed men sit on a wooden bench staring submissively toward the ground. One i
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:21 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Burundi: Trouble ahead
LONE joggers have become a co
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:21 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Saudi Arabia and the United States: Awkward relations
BARACK OBAMA may recall a tricky
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:21 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Egypt: Of judges and generals
Will Sisi heed
Thu, 27 March 2014 15:58:21 GMT

Easternapproaches
Poland's agriculture: A golden age for Polish farming?
BACK in the early 1990s, when a visitor to Poland toured an agriculture museum, the museum’s staff fired up an old American tractor, given to Poland by Americans not long after the war. As it chugged around a field, belching blue smoke, the visit
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:13:01 +0000

Easternapproaches
Poland's agriculture: A golden age for Polish farming?
BACK in the early 1990s, when a visitor to Poland toured an agriculture museum, the museum’s staff fired up an old American tractor, given to Poland by Americans not long after the war. As it chugged around a field, belching blue smoke, the visit
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:13:01 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Iraq: As bad as it gets
IRAQI military helicopters flying
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Syria’s civil war: Back and forth
ON MARCH 18th th
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa: Why they booed him
MANY a homebuyer is tempted b
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Mali: Hurry up, or it’ll be too late
IN THE lobby of Bamako’s El-Farouq hotel, Ould Mohamed Ousmane Omar, a middle-aged Malian Arab whose life has been one of exile, rebellion and plot, is gossiping about friends and enemies. Take the Tuareg rebels, whose 2012 rebellion precipitated
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South African business: Somali shop-swap
WHEN he is not studying, Mohlomi Tauhadi works in his uncle’s spaza (an informal store) in Mapetla, a suburb of Soweto, the vast urban sprawl west of Johannesburg. The store is a small kiosk in front of a single-storey hous
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Palestinian politics: A succession crisis
Darkly dynamic
Thu, 20 March 2014 16:01:13 GMT

Feastandfamine
Responses to our article
We received some interesting letters about our leader and
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:10:34 +0000

Feastandfamine
GM crops, Indian farmers and suicide: GM genocide?
FACTS can be stubborn - and irritating. It is satisfying—perhaps even gratifying—to accept the idea that genetically modified crops are causing thousands of Indian farmers to commit suicide (as this article claims). The notion seems plausible: fa
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:50:06 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Democratic Republic of Congo: Green shoots amid the shooting
FOR the first time, an armed UN mission is employing drones to keep the peace. In the past three months two Italian-made, snub-nosed craft with the UN logo painted on their sides have been taking off from Goma in eastern Congo to scan rebel-infest
Thu, 13 March 2014 16:00:43 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Kenya: Trotting ahead
AS THE sun goes down over Nairobi
Thu, 13 March 2014 16:00:43 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya’s government: Sailing into troubled waters
Flying the Cyr
Thu, 13 March 2014 16:00:43 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Ceasefires in Syria: Oases and mirages
Bearding the lion
Thu, 13 March 2014 16:00:43 GMT

Feastandfamine
A good sort of planning
ONE of the puzzling questions in demography is how unusual is African fertility. Obviously, average fertility in the continent is higher than in the rest of the world and in some countries, rates are much higher. Equally obviously, they have come
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:34:25 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
African demography: The dividend is delayed
HOW unusual is Africa’s demograph
Thu, 06 March 2014 16:01:17 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Jordan and the Palestinians: A kingdom of two halves
WESTERN powers have long foun
Thu, 06 March 2014 16:01:17 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Diplomacy in the Gulf: No one is happy

Thu, 06 March 2014 16:01:17 GMT

Feastandfamine
We have no bananas today
MONOCULTURES are a wor
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:53:00 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Holy places in Israel: Constant competition
THE tomb of David, a king for
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:01 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Trouble in Nigeria: Now for the fallout
WHEN President Goodluck Jonathan
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Algeria’s presidential elections: Standing, in one sense
APPEARANCES count for a lot in politics. Except in Algeria, it seems. When President Abdelaziz Bouteflika rebuffed critics on February 22nd by declaring he will run for a fourth five-year term, the announcement came not from the statesman himself,
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Egyptian politics: Musical chairs
Keeping us wai
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Uganda’s anti-gay law: Deadly intolerance
Misusing the c
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Conflict in South Sudan: Back with a vengeance
THE second chapter of South Sudan's civil war began with characteristic brutality on February 18th. The White Army, an ethnic Nuer militia, announced its return to Malakal, the capital of oil-producing Upper Nile state, with the wholesale slaughte
Thu, 27 February 2014 16:07:00 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iran and the West: Dismantling the wall
NOT even this month’s record snowfalls have chilled the
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Syria’s civil war: The lessons of Geneva
WHEN a man as patient and pragmat
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya’s turmoil: Little to celebrate
COLOURFUL bunting flew high over the crowds that packed Martyrs Square in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on February 17th. But the mood on this anniversary was bittersweet. Three years on from the revolution that ousted the country’s eccentric leade
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Food security in the Gulf: How to keep stomachs full
AN EMIRATI in a white dishdash enthusiastically demonstrates the hydrophobic sand made by his company, DIME. Adding a layer of the sand under the topsoil stops water from leaching away, making it easier to grow crops in arid climates or in water-s
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Waste collection in Nigeria: Clean it up
A goldmine
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Education in Kenya: Classroom divisions
THERE can scarcely be two words in Kenya that cause more resentment than “school fees”. It is now more than ten years since charges for state primary schools in east Africa's biggest economy were abolished by law. Yet it is an open secret that edu
Thu, 20 February 2014 15:58:35 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Syria’s Palestinians: No more a haven
Nowhere to go
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:50 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Jewish refugees from Arab lands: Don’t forget what we lost, too
MUCH as Palestin
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:50 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Zimbabwe’s economy: Sliding backwards again
THE potholes on Melbourne Road in
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:49 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The Central African Republic: Sectarian savagery
UNRELENTING religious violence ac
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:49 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Nigeria’s image in Africa: Big country, thin skin
Goodluck Jonathan
Thu, 13 February 2014 15:59:49 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Sanctions against Israel: A campaign that is gathering weight
ONCE derided as the scheming of crackpots, the campaign for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel, widely known as BDS, is turning mainstream. That, at any rate, is the fear of a growing number of Israelis. Some European pension funds
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Manufacturing in Africa: An awakening giant
LESS than an hour’s drive outside
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Somalia’s civil war: Pushing it across the borders
THIS year was meant to be Somalia’s best for quite a while. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud tapped a new prime minister, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, on December 12th, who in turn named a new cabinet on January 17th, making a clean break from the disapp
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Repression in Egypt: The same old blanket
SIX months ago sceptics warned the army-backed government against a blanket clampdown on dissent, whether peaceful or not. Instead, the re-emboldened security services have increasingly been hammering the whole gamut of opposition, from secular re
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya: Something to celebrate, at last
IF THERE was one image that captu
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The media in Saudi Arabia: Beating the censor
FOR a country reputed to be dry a
Thu, 06 February 2014 16:01:14 GMT



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