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Thu,24May2018

In Depth

Lola Kassim: "We don’t sell rider details"

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Uber has made moves to grab a big market share in Ghana and Nigeria, but faces challenges from local operators and their host governments

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Can African leaders adopt a stronger voice on global issues?

The decisions on ‘global’ problems are still being made by an exclusive club of developed nations often serving their own interests. As the African Union strikes out for financial independence and self-determination, we asked:

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Libya's eastern strongman: the Don Quixote of Africa

 
 

COME SITTLER/SIPAFrom his fiefdom in Benghazi the commander of the Libyan National Army is gearing up to follow other strongmen in the region by turning his military successes into political power as  he calls for elections to be held soon

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South Africa's tourism sector needs to try harder

Beach huts at Muizenberg, Cape Town, where hotel occupancy is relatively high - MATTES René/hemis.fr

Despite its great potential for job creation, South Africa’s tourism sector has been hard hit by short-sighted visa policies and a cash-strapped domestic market

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Ethiopia's leadership race: the Oromo leader at the front

20181602-ethiopiaThe surprise resignation of Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor

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Oil and gas: Kenya’s pipe dream

Turkana, in Kenya’s arid north, has the most to gain from an oil economy - Credits: TONY KARUMBA/AFP
President Kenyatta’s promises to turn Kenya into an oil-producing country before the recent elections have proved empty, revealing huge infrastructure gaps that will keep the project stalled for years to come

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