If 2017 was an eventful year for Africa, 2018 is set to get even busier.
At least 9 African nations will go to the polls this year, the tough economic conditions brought about last year are predicted to ease, and growth in Sub-Saharan Africa expected to rise.
Stability in parts of the continent will however still be a challenge, with groups like Al-Shabaab and Boko Haram still not completely isolated or defeated.
Environmental issues like climate change and food security are also expected to continue contributing to the testing conditions experienced across the entire continent.
In light of these, what should governments and non-governmental organisations be prioritising in the coming months?
What other expectations are there for Africa in 2018?
Catch this week’s episode of Talk Africa below for an in-depth look at Africa’s prospects in the year ahead.