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Für alle #BurkinaFaso -Reisende, -Expats und -Fans: das AfrikaEcho Länderbriefing Burkina Faso ist soeben erschienen! Als erste deutschsprachige Publikation ihrer Art bietet es detaillierte Informationen zur Politik, Wirtschaft, Kultur und Gesellschaft von Burkina Faso. Erhältlich als ebook etwa bei Amazon (, Thalia (, iTunes (, oder als PDF über unsere Homepage:
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Die #EU plant eine neue Verordnung, um zu verhindern, dass Rebellengruppen in #Afrika und anderswo zukünftig noch vom Handel mit Rohstoffen profitieren:
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The new "Rights to Resources" map is an online tool that provides a visual overview of national framework laws for water, trees, wildlife, minerals, and petroleum in 49 sub-Saharan African countries and allows users to compare findings across countries and resources.
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Die #Bundesregierung ist ohne Plan auf dem Weg nach #Afrika :
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Work has stopped at some of the world's biggest #platinum mines, as thousands of South African workers have gone on #strike demanding a huge pay rise.

This is the biggest industrial unrest in #SouthAfrica's platinum sector since the 2012 Marikana massacre, when police shot dead 34 striking miners. Unlike 2012, the current strike is legal.

A separate strike in the gold sector also planned for Thursday has been postponed following a court ruling.
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#Africa is experiencing a new era of military intervention:
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Has +Greenpeace Africa taken command of #Senegal 's navy? Of course not, but the politics behind the arrest of the Russian fishing trawler Oleg Naydenov are interesting nonetheless:
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Getting crude oil out of the ground, processing it and sending it through a thousands of kilometres long pipeline involves lots of delicate technical equipment. Even if the current conflict in #SouthSudan doesn't damage any of this equipment directly, oil production could still be hampered enormously.
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Journalism, Reporting, Social Media
  • Freelance Journalist
    2011 - present
  • AfrikaEcho
    Editor-in-Chief, 2012 - 2013
  • ECO Journalism (Cologne, Germany)
    Research Assistant, 2010
  • CARE Germany-Luxembourg e.V. (Bonn, Germany)
    Intern, 2009 - 2010
  • WAMAKHAIR Research Project (Khartoum, Sudan)
    Researcher, BA candidate, 2009
  • Various local Greenpeace Groups (Germany)
    Public Relations Coordinator, 2008 - 2010
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Münster - Ouagadougou - Bradford - Bayreuth - Khartoum
I report on resource politics and security in Africa
I'm a freelance journalist and analyst specialising in resource politics and security on the African continent.

I have studied development, peace and security studies in Germany and the UK. My work has appeared in newspapers, trade magazines and online media, including ThinkAfricaPress, African Arguments, World Politics Review, welt-sichten, Cicero online and neues deutschland. I'm a regular contributor to War is Boring and
  • University of Bradford
    MA International Politics and Security Studies, 2010 - 2011
  • University of Bayreuth
    BA African Development Studies in Geography, 2006 - 2009
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