Now that African leaders have told the EU what they really think about the Economic Partnership Agreements, the battle to replace AfDB chief, Donald Kaberuka is at full throttle. And with Lamido Sanusi out of the picture, there's everything to play for.
- Thursday, 18 December 2014 18:16
From Ghana's election sleuths, John Kerry's conundrum, Algeria's surprisingly agile bed-ridden president, to Ethiopian students protesting against the import of a "globally fluent" city, yours truly brings you a mix of insider political gossip and backstory tidbits.
- Thursday, 18 December 2014 10:56
- Nicholas Norbrook
It seems obvious, but national leaders have a duty to play all competing interests off against another, to get the best outcome for the country. No permanent friends, just permanent interests, and all that.