Discussions and reflections--both popular and academic--on the necessity of creating an African Union government. Can Africa Unite?
"If not now, then when? If not here, then where? If not by us, then who?"
Kindly find the link to the podcast of #AfricainFocus show on Tuesday 4 November, 2014.
We spent some 15 minutes getting a quick update from Mr.Diallo of the Accra-based West Africa Network for Peacebuilding on the unfolding situation in Burkina Faso.
We spent the 22nd edition of Africa in Focus reprising the theme of Africa's aviation sector, with a focus on safety. We spoke to an airline pilot very conversant with the incident that brought domestic airline Starbow to the headlines. We left the show reminded that the airline industry is one of the safest transport systems around, and we need to do one other thing: build more national airports, which are the missing link between aviation fuel and airline tickets.
It really is not only about taxes, but about aviation fuel. Every pilot starts his day having factored fuel. Even more so the domestic airlines
As usual, we had different segments, including our regular "Africa in the News".
We look forward to comments! In solidarity! Emmanuel"