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  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited three African nations, and The Africa Report thinks the trip is more about China than the countries he is visiting: Mike Pompeo’s Africa trip is about China, not Africa
  • Countries that receive sudden increases in foreign aid subsequently show increased financial flows into tax havens and secrecy destinations.
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  • I originally planned to write this week's main story about Malawi's Supreme Court ruling that has annulled last year's presidential election. But Jimmy Kainja's piece for African Arguments is better than anything I could have come up with: Malawi court orders fresh elections. What now?
  • Al Jazeera has built a fantastic interactive story looking at the conflict and consequences surrounding the massive dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile: Saving the Nile
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a major new exhibition on life in the Sahel region before colonization.
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  • The Oxford English Dictionary this month for the first time inducted some Nigerian English words into its venerable pages and does a wonderful job of explaining them here: Release notes: Nigerian English
  • Malawi's Constitutional Court will rule on a challenge to nullify the presidential election and the country is on edge.
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