With at least a dozen national elections scheduled for 2019, steady economic growth estimated at 4.1% and bustling investment and infrastructure projects spread across the continent, 2019 is already shaping up to be an eventful year for Africa.
But with existing challenges in security and on the economic front, coupled with an increasingly changing climate with adverse effects in the region, what lessons will Africa take from 2018 as it embraces a yet another new year ? And what else can the continent expect in 2019?
1.Dr.Bob Wekesa-Doctoral Fellow, University Of The Witwatersrand
2.Dr Ziad Akl-Political Analyst & Researcher, Ahram Center For Security and Strategic Studies