A new flower park holds promise for the commercial floriculture business, but logistics remain a major impediment, as a consultant's experiment showed.
- Thursday, 12 February 2015 16:56
- Honoré Banda in Kigali
In a landlocked country without natural resources, pushing the service sector and investing in technology is a fine idea. One snag: the strategy has produced too few skilled jobs. Many are now questioning whether the focus should shift to agribusiness and manufacturing.
- Tuesday, 06 January 2015 13:14
- Parselelo Kantai in Djibouti and Patrick Smith in Washington
Promoting itself as a safe haven amid regional turbulence, President Ismail Omar Guelleh's regime faces a resurgent opposition and scepticism that it can juggle its new alliances.
- Wednesday, 03 December 2014 18:44
- Sousa Jamba
Lara Pawson's book In the Name of the People examines a crisis in the MPLA's history to explore its relationship to the issues of race, class and governance.
- Tuesday, 02 December 2014 17:16
- Zoe Eisenstein and Patrick Smith
President Santos left the diplomatic footwork at the UN General Assembly in September to deputy Manuel Vicente. Leader of his country's delegation, vice-president Vicente made the case for Angola's election to the Security Council by setting out an increasingly ambitious foreign policy.