4 minutes read July 24, 2015 Does Israel “Blackwash” to deflect international scrutiny? It would be an understatement to say that Israel’s international standing is not so spectacular at the moment. Between the continued occupation of Palestine, last year’s war in Gaza, and….. Read More 4 minutes read July 9, 2015 Germany on safari: A new military scramble for Africa? In June this year, I attended a public discussion on ‘Crises in Africa’ organized by the PR Department of the German military (Bundeswehr) in Berlin. Since scrapping conscription in 2011,….. Read More 4 minutes read April 27, 2015 Will the new African Centres for Disease Control really be an African CDC? In 2013, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone were hit with the worst global public health crisis in their respective histories. The Ebola epidemic was a national and regional crisis. The….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.