Some of 83-year-old President Biya’s supporters want him to continue in office for another term in 2018 while others are calling for an early vote. With the government intimidating the opposition, there is little chance of Biya’s critics being able to push back against it
- Thursday, 11 August 2016 11:18
- Kervin Victor in Port louis
India and Mauritius have ended a fiscal agreement responsible for billions of dollars of investment passing through Mauritius each year. With the threat that other countries may want to do the same, the government is looking for new ways to promote growth outside the offshore financial sector.
- Wednesday, 08 June 2016 15:27
- Gregory Mthembu-Salter in Goma and Gisenyi
An estimated 70 militia groups are active in eastern DRC, with a spate of clashes in recent months. As the tally of displaced people rises, UN and government forces seem unable to shift the balance of power.
- Friday, 26 February 2016 17:54
- Muyiwa Moyela
Foreign firms are attracted by Nigeria's sizeable middle classes, but companies in the flour sector are having a hard time of it as the competition heats up.