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Newsletter from the Nordic Africa Institute – header with Creative Commons-licensed images by Neil Palmer, CIAT (Kenyan woman with cellphone), Sputniktilt (Dancing group in Burkina Faso), Tobin Jones, UN Photo (Somali boy with school books), and Rick Scavetta, US Army Africa (Burundi peacekeepers marching)
The Nordic Africa Institute  |  29 January 2016

Street scene, Angola. Photo: Jorge Coelho Ferreira
AFTER THE OIL RUSH

ANGOLA  Angola’s oil industry generated US$ 468 billion in 13 years. But where did all the money go?
Posters for the Uganda Election. Photo: Gabriel White

Changes don’t come easy

UGANDA  The upcoming elections are not likely to bring change.

Anti-corruption sign in Jos, Nigeria. Photo: Mike Blyth
One man’s war on corruption

NIGERIA  It seems as if President Buhari's promise to fight corruption was not just cheap talk.

Book cover
Shades of Africa

NEW E-BOOK  High-quality research on Africa with strong links to policy and practice.

Military wives ignored

DR CONGO  Soldier's spouses hover between military and civilian worlds. New report by Maria Eriksson Baaz and Judith Verweijen.

Collaboration with Freedom Park

SOUTH AFRICA  The Nordic Africa Institute and Freedom Park in Pretoria have a joint project in the pipeline.

Gender challenges in Africa

CALL FOR PANELS  The Nordic Africa Days 2016 in Uppsala 23-24 September has a thematic focus on gender. March 3rd is the deadline for panel proposals.

Meet the NAI family

FACEBOOK  The Nordic Africa Institute has produced research and information about Africa for more than 50 years. But who are the people behind this work? In a new series of mini-interviews, our followers on Facebook will get glimpses into the everyday realities of our researchers.
The Nordic Africa Institute is a center for research, documentation and information on modern Africa, based in Uppsala, Sweden, and jointly financed by Finland, Iceland and Sweden. Contact us >>

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