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Mali’s Lucrative Gold Trade

West Africa’s lucrative gold trade has a costly dark side. Discrepancies in data on gold production and trade between Mali and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) expose a massive illegal business, particularly in the artisanal mining sector. These illicit dealings not only strip West African countries of billions of dollars, but fuel conflictContinue reading “Mali’s Lucrative Gold Trade”

Top 10 Richest African Countries by GDP per Capita (2022)

1. Seychelles🇸🇨 – $14,0872. Mauritius🇲🇺 – $9,0623. Gabon🇬🇦 – $6,8564. Equatorial Guinea🇬🇶 – $6,7785. Botswana🇧🇼 – $6,5266. South Africa🇿🇦 – $5,1217. Namibia🇳🇦 – $4,0848. Libya🇱🇾 – $4,0479. Egypt🇪🇬 – $4,02810. Algeria🇩🇿 – $3,815#TheAfricanNomad 🌐Source: Trading Economics 📸 Victoria, Seychelles 🇸🇨

Africa on the Horizon

Countries in Africa that can rule the world forever when they come together as one kingdom 1 Nigeria 🇳🇬 2 Ethiopia 🇪🇹 3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4 Egypt 🇪🇬 5 South Africa 🇿🇦 6 Tanzania 🇹🇿 7 Kenya 🇰🇪 8 Uganda 🇺🇬 9 Algeria 🇩🇿 10 Sudan 🇸🇩 11 Morocco 🇲🇦 12 MozambiqueContinue reading “Africa on the Horizon”

African Conflicts

By John MoonoTrained Diplomat Africa has long been beseeched by conflicts and labelled as a continent with the most number of conflicts. However one thing of note about these conflicts is that they are traced to the period of Colonial Rule. This is due to the fact that Colonial Rule never raised the issued ofContinue reading “African Conflicts”

The Oldest Continuously Inhabited Cities in Africa🌍

The oldest continuously inhabited cities on the African continent are mainly in the coastal areas of the countries and have been great trading centres for many years and have continued to be even in the modern times. Additionally, these cities have played a pivotal role in the development of modern day Africa as they wereContinue reading “The Oldest Continuously Inhabited Cities in Africa🌍”

This man Muammar Gaddaffi

By Mumbi Wa Mbui I woke up early today around 5 am to read about Gaddafi’s socialist policies during his reign as the Libyan president, I realized how important Gaddafi was. Saddened to know how much Libyan people miss him.One man’s dictator is another man’s liberator.Gaddafi wasn’t just a military or political leader, he wasContinue reading “This man Muammar Gaddaffi”

Libya Has now got Two Prime Ministers

Libya has found itself with two prime ministers, after the House of Representatives appointed a new prime minster and the interim incumbent refused to step aside. The saga has raised the possibility of renewed violence in a country where elites have long ignored the wishes of citizens to choose their leaders, analysts say. Former interiorContinue reading “Libya Has now got Two Prime Ministers”


By Moono John The 2011 will always be remembered as the year the world was treated to an uprising in the Arab nations of North Africa. Tunisia perhaps is the most stable nation today among those that the Arab spring swept through. In Egypt, the country has seen the ousting of two presidents since theContinue reading “HOW LIBYA BECAME A FAILED STATE”