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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, Nigerian PIA Leadership Fellow, Writes on the Power of Religion in Africa

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, Nigerian PIA Leadership Fellow, Writes on the Power of Religion in Africa

In her BBC “Letters from Africa” article, journalist and author, Adaobi Nwaubani comments that regardless of anyone else's opinion of religious leaders, a significant number of Africans have clearly chosen to revere them, and that choice deserves to be respected.

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January Makamba of 2013 Tutu Fellowship class, runs for President of Tanzania

January Makamba of 2013 Tutu Fellowship class, runs for President of Tanzania

January Makamba's announcement that he will run for President of Tanzania generates debate on the need for a new generation of leaders, especially after President Jakaya Kikwete’s not-so-veiled public endorsement of his Deputy Minister for Communication, Science and Technology. He spoke to The EastAfrican newspaper.

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Tutu Fellow Robtel Pailey Discusses the Impact of the Ebola Crisis on Liberia

Tutu Fellow Robtel Pailey Discusses the Impact of the Ebola Crisis on Liberia

In this Guardian podcastRobtel Pailey and others discuss what the impact of Ebola means to the long term future of Liberia and Sierra Leone, and in particular how the return of the military to the streets has undermined trust in the Liberian government following years of civil war, and what this could mean for efforts to prevent the spread of Ebola.

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