The African Development Bank (AfDB) will choose its new leader to replace Donald Kaberuka in May. The Africa Report profiles the candidates who want to take the continental institution on paths of continuity or change.
- Thursday, 14 May 2015 10:46
- Masimba Tafirenyika
The transatlantic slave trade and colonialism led to the scattering of people of African descent throughout the world. They continue to be marginalised and discriminated against to this day. In an exclusive interview, the United Nations President of the 69thGeneral Assembly, Uganda's Sam Kutesa, explains why the global body is so concerned about discrimination against people of African descent and its recent decision to dedicate a whole decade to them. 2015-2024 is the International Decade for People of African Descent.
- Tuesday, 12 May 2015 10:54
- Nicholas Norbrook
The upswing in Nigeria tech companies has taken some by surprise. With Konga, Dealdey, iROKOtv and Computer Warehouse Group, the tech space now boasts serious players. And, so the standard thinking goes, they have not relied on government to get there.
- Thursday, 07 May 2015 17:10
- Muzong W. Kodi Associate fellow, Chatham House
Although their expectations have not been met in the past, the desperate citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will hope against all hope that the 2016 elections will usher in long-awaited change for the better.