According to the United Nations, Africa is the fastest growing continent, in terms of population, and has some of the fastest growing economies in the world.
It also has its share of political turmoil, exemplified by Robert Mugabe’s departure as the President of Zimbabwe after 37 years in office.
Here is a big picture of what is happening in Africa.
- Imani Cheers, an assistant professor of Media and Public Affairs, at George Washington University
- Nhlanhla Sehume, a journalist and news anchor
- Beatrice Marshall, CGTN news anchor
- Hannah Ryder, CEO of Development Reimagined, a consulting firm focusing on reducing poverty, particularly in Africa
The megaprojects, elections, business trends, conflicts and more that will be making headlines across Africa in 2018. https://t.co/maKwtW0bqU
— CNN Africa (@CNNAfrica) January 18, 2018
Zimbabwe president pledges 'free and fair' election in five months https://t.co/ZpzwrC9l1X
— Guardian news (@guardiannews) January 18, 2018