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How Africa Tweets – 2015

An interesting study has just been published into tweeting in Africa by Portland – an international private communications and public affairs consultancy with offices in

Cradle to Grave

Lynda Kelly’s blog was the overall 2015 winner of the Trinity College Dublin and Development Issues blog series. The shortlist of blogs will be


Towards the end of July each year, The UN Secretary General submits an important report to the General Assembly on the international financial system and

We can all be refugees

As part of our development debates series, Omar Grech investigates the facts, duties on states and the rising sensationalist language in Malta that is amplifying

Chinua Achebe: A literary legend

 “The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay.

Africa on Film – get to Galway!

Whether you are a film buff, film club auditor, disgruntled Chartbusters employee or just crave perspectives from outside of the Hollywood circuit a treat lies

Celebration or Realisation? Uganda at Fifty

In a new series by, Jamie Hitchen explores daily life and politics from Kampala, Uganda. Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of Ugandan independence from

When aid is ‘debated’

Image: Plantu (France). See our cartoon library for more Mention ‘Africa’, the ‘Developing World’ or ‘Poverty’ and sure enough, it’s yet another debate on ‘aid’,

The True Size of Africa

Are you prone to ‘immappancy? Do you get easily confused by the actual size of countries and how they relate to each other by how

The Art of Listening

Source: Joe Villion (as published in the New York Times) This article was written by Henning Mankell – better known as creator of Swedish detective

It’s Africa Day!

Today is Africa Day, so get out, get planning and enjoy the plethora of opportunities across the country celebrating all things from Africa! The 5th