The International Rivers Network (IRN) responds to an article that appeared on The Africa Report's website on 14 April, surrounding the Ethiopian National Panel of Experts' response to their report about the construction of the east African country's Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD).
- Lori Pottinger, International Rivers Network
- Masimba Tafirenyika
Africa's aviation industry is beginning to pick up thanks to the continent's impressive economic growth, but with seaports infrastructure largely abandoned in many countries in Africa over the years, there is urgent need for huge investments.
South African author Heinrich Bohmke revisits life in South Africa after the assassination of Chris Hani, a leading figure in the anti-apartheid struggle. He also talks about the armed struggle response by Mandela and the ensuing crackdown. Aside from its lackluster legacy, the struggle also left a number of unanswered questions.
- John Grobler in Luau
Angola's rehabilitated Caminho de Ferro de Benguela has spawned government-backed construction projects and a new, Chinese, middle class. The Africa Report delves beneath the success story, where opaque deals keep far too many on the wrong side of the tracks.