In Depth

Mon,20Nov2017

In Depth

Morocco's winds of change

Morocco is at the vanguard of pushing international financial institutions to invest in green power project. Photo by Paul LANGROCK/ZENIT-LAIF-REA

A remarkable political balancing act has allowed Morocco to keep competing structural forces in play rather than in conflict. In business too, the government is keen to ensure its interests and those of the business community are in harmony

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Kabila and the DRC's uncertain future

Supporters in their tens of thousands rallied in favour of President Kabila in July. Photo by Eduardo Soteras/AFPTensions that had been rising as the end of President Kabila’s final term drew close exploded after the government failed to announce elections on 19 September. Now Kabila and a small group from the opposition are trying to manage the transition but other oppositionists are putting up a fight.

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Fear and laughter on the Ghana campaign trail

Campaign trucks crisscross Ghana. Photo by Francis Kokoroko for TARThe Africa Report goes on tour to meet some of the country’s voters in the swing states of Western and Central regions ahead of December’s national elections.

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Masiyiwa: Green investment is the only bet

Rabat's historic Hassan Tower is illuminated in green in celebration of the Paris Agreement coming into force, in Rabat, Morocco. Photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP/SIPAIn every sphere of life, Africans are great innovators and entrepreneurs. You only have to step into an African market to see and hear that ingenuity.

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What Donald Trump's presidency means for Africa

Donald Trump was elected president of the United States on 9 November. Photo: Dan Hallman/AP/SIPADonald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States. Here's what his presidency could mean for Africa:

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Kenya's elections: Raila gets to work

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga leads a demonstration calling for the disbandment of the national electoral commission over allegations of bias and corruption, in downtown Nairobi. Photo: Ben Curtis/APKenya’s election campaign is heating up, and opposition leader Raila Odinga, who is widely expected to run on the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) ticket, is doing his best to challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta. The governing Jubilee Party, headed by Kenyatta and deputy president William Ruto, is in pole position to win next August’s general election. The economy has been growing steadily, and the opposition has been unable to land many blows on issues such as corruption or weak delivery of public services.

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