LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: November 2013
The focus of the November 2013 LDESP Africa News Update (PDF) includes articles, reports and analysis regarding the hope and risks in Africa’s Economy, and the security concerns stemming from economic issues in Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan.
Articles are taken from established and diverse professional periodicals, news articles, and editorial commentaries from different countries, reflecting a range of political views/biases, that are intended to provide readers with a better understanding of various interests and perspectives regarding the situation in the region. External links may expire at any time depending on the archiving policy of the particular news agency. News summaries may highlight only a portion of an article that is relevant to the readers and may not necessarily be the focus of the entire article or the headline. Opinions expressed in the articles, commentaries and features do not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense, the US Navy, or the LDESP staff .
In Review – Africa’s Rise: Fact or Fiction?
“Africa Rising,” The Economist
Snapshots from the OCED Africa Forum, Africa Research Institute
Book: Poor Numbers: How We are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do About It, Cornell University Press
“Africa a Decade of Growth in Africa, Little Change in Poverty at the Grassroots,” Afrobarometer
Source Spotlight: John Campbell’s Council on Foreign Relations blog Africa in Transition
News Headlines: Linking economy to security – Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan