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Migration, Urbanization, and Political Power in Sub-Saharan Africa

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African political geographies have been overlooked in the discussion of internal migration and urbanization. Yet institutional changes since the early 1990s altered the practices of acquiring and keeping power across Africa, and it is now possible to…

Monet in Algeria

The painter Claude Monet spent his early twenties as a soldier in French North Africa, yet none of his works or writings from this period survive. Jeffrey Meyers pieces together a portrait of the artist as a young man.

Agriculture: Increase water harvesting in Africa

Meeting global food needs requires strategies for storing rainwater and retaining soil moisture to bridge dry spells

The Danger of a Single Story | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | TED Talks Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or…