The gender gap between children attending school is large, and Boko Haram is making it worse.
The AU Commission chairperson candidates talk about their vision and priorities for the continent.
Wrapped in a purple boubou (robe), Salou Moussa Maïga, 60, sits with his hands clasped between his knees and explains how climate change has fuelled violent conflict in Ansongo, Mali. As the president of a farming cooperative, he knows the cost of drought all too well.
The biggest threat to peace and development in Africa is not terrorism, drought, HIV/AIDS or malaria. Africa’s biggest threat is corruption.
As pressure mounts for Africa to take greater responsibility for development, peace and security on the continent, the question of regional leadership becomes pressing