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8 West African countries rename currency in historic break from France — but colonial-era debts persist
Changing the CFA franc to "Eco" does not change the fact that many West African countries are still locked in a legacy of debt to France in its colonial-era deposit system.
The signs of a foreseeable genocide are present everywhere at the moment with limited support available from the international community on the ground.
“I refuse to acknowledge that some human beings are more special than the rest of us,” one Facebook user said.
Can the ‘political pope,’ as he is increasingly being called, advance peace and promote reconciliation in Africa where so many others have failed?
Camille Lepage was killed while covering the conflict in the Central African Republic. As a journalist, she was determined to cover stories in Africa often ignored by western media.
The media have been quick to sling the accusation of imperialism at Europe, the U.S. and Russia over their involvement in other countries' conflicts. But what does imperialism really mean?
Economic sanctions are often proposed to penalize countries guilty of bad government. But do they actually help bring about good government?
The cold war defined post-colonial African politics with its left vs right dichotomy. But is it still relevant for the continent today ?
Global Voices speaks with Béatrice Epaye, a member of the Central African Republic's National Transition Board, about how best to solve the country's crisis.
Second part of the interview with Michel Besse and the ATD Fourth World Team in Bangui about how to support Central Africa.
Interview with Michel Besse and the ATD-4th world in Bangui on the CAR Crisis