Is good news about Africa no news?

From This Is Africa Mon Jan 14 2013, 12:40:00

'[The town] has traffic lights that actually work. The roads are largely smooth and well-planned, so that the raucous traffic chaos that is normally associated with the country is remarkable by its absence. Yes, I was accosted by one beggar, and a windscreen cleaner made an unsolicited attempt to "clean" a windscreen that needed no cleaning. But by and large, the town goes about its daily business in an orderly fashion, with citizens who seem to know where their state is going, and who are therefore confident that whatever problems they encounter today, are doomed, before long, to be consigned into oblivion'

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Africa:   5 Things We Learnt From AFCON Opening Weekend (news)
allAfrica.com
16 January 2017

The opening weekend of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Gabon is done and dusted, and as expected there are a number of talking points to come out of the matches.AllAfrica looks at five things ... [read more]

Africa:   The Puzzle of Trump's Africa Policy (analysis)
Daily Maverick
16 January 2017

With the Trump administration about to start, J. BROOKS SPECTOR takes a turn at trying to fathom out the likely outlines of a Trump administration's policy towards the African continent. It is not an ... [read more]

Gambia:   Use of Force Imminent As Ecowas Plans to Oust Jammeh (news)
This Day
16 January 2017

The refusal of out going President Yaya Jammeh of The Gambia to agree to step down honourably on January 19, 2017 following his loss of the December 1, 2016 presidential election to the coalition of ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!