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Unesco highlights sub-Saharan African learning crisis

Almost half of all young people in the region are unable to read a single sentence

Mamphela Ramphele.
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Ramphele takes a U-turn on Agang-DA merger

Two South African opposition parties merge

Tunisia parliament.
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Tunisia approves new constitution

The birthplace of the Arab Spring agrees a new constitution

peace deal.
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South Sudan’s peace deal: Is it enforceable?

The ceasefire won’t end political violence

Drugs.
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South Africa’s tough stance on IP

South Africa’s draft IP policy due for passing this year

South Sudan war.
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Spate of conflicts undermine Africa’s re-brand

The “rising” continent experiences some worrying security backtracks

Republic of Congo.
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DRC government debates controversial oil bill

The criticised oil bill could be finalised by February, ushering in an era of opaque deal making and environmental damage

polling booth.
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Egypt heads for vote over new constitution

Egyptians head back to the poll as the country votes on a new constitution

Christine Lagarde.
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Lagarde warns on east Africa single currency

The International Monetary Fund’s director Christine Lagarde today concludes her tour of Africa, continuing a tradition of starting the new year visiting one of the world’s fastest growing continents. For 2014, she chose Kenya and Mali, two very different economies on either side of Africa.

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Exclusive interview: Alpha Condé on Guinea’s military reforms

The Guinean president and finance minister speak to This is Africa about military reforms

Interview with Lord Michael Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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