Monthly Archives: May 2015

What now for Burundi?

To comprehend what is happening in Burundi is difficult. News and views are conflicting and often resemble campaigning more than being informative. Western media and “Africa experts” seem to have captured the information flow and the political analysis. The Burundian authorities are … Continue reading

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The greater Somalia – end of a dream?

I have been challenged to write about the “Greater Somalia”. This is not easy because the “Greater Somalia” has never existed – and most likely never will. “Greater Somalia” is a nationalist project that advocates a political union of all Somali-speaking … Continue reading

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The smartphone classroom

The educational system in Africa fails to deliver. Good quality learning is still denied to millions around the continent. Enrollment figures may be impressive, but it doesn’t help much when the quality of learning is poor and the well-to-do send their … Continue reading

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