Think Africa

Think Africa Press is an online magazine that looks beyond the surface of the global African news coverage. Bringing together commentary from leading African and international thinkers, it makes sense of rolling news by presenting the key issues in context to provide a fuller, clearer picture. It provides in-depth analysis of the issues which are really important.

Sexual Violence in the DRC: What Good is the Dodd-Frank Act?

September 10, 2012

By Carol Mann and Alphonse Maindo Legislation to regulate mining in the DRC may be a step in the right direction, but many problems remain. The pervasive militarism, prevalent sexual violence and vast mineral wealth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are linked.

Breaking the Drought Cycle in the Western Sahel

May 30, 2012

By Joan Nimarkoh Following another food crisis in the Western Sahel, is there hope of a new policy direction tackling the causes as well as symptoms of food insecurity? The Western Sahel region is facing its third humanitarian crisis in less than a decade and it seems that the cycle...