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The Nordic Africa Institute  |  Newsletter 29 February 2016
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ETHIOPIA  A key to long-term food security is making the smallholder farmers more market-oriented.
Egyptian singer-songwriter Rami Essam performs his revolutionary hit Irhal (Leave) on New Year’s Eve 2011 at the Tahrir Square in Cairo. Photo: lorenzkh.

Blessed hands and silenced voices

EGYPT  Nationalism versus regime criticism in post-revolutionary popular music.

Houses tell the migrants' stories

SENEGAL  “Often one can tell which families have relatives who migrated, just by observing which houses are repainted".
Top Basketball in Mogadishu: Tobin Jones AMISOM / AU UN IST, Public Domain. Middle Kibirichia, Kenya: Neil Palmer, CIAT, CC2.0 License. Bottom Afgooye, Somalia: Tobin Jones, AMISOM / AU UN IST, Public Domain

Nordic Africa Days 2016

LAST CALL March 3rd is the deadline for panel proposals.

Former NAI guest gets top job

NIGERIA Tolu Ogunlesi appointed President Buhari’s social media specialist.

Radicalisation among the youth

KENYA Young slum dwellers are easy prey for terrorist recruiters from al-Shabaab and ISIS.

Suburbs are not just for the poor

ANGOLA  Fancy houses can also be found in the peripheries of Luanda.

Tougher times ahead for Magufuli

TANZANIA The popular president faces problems as Zanzibar reruns election.
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