In Depth

Thu,26Apr2018

In Depth

Flashpoints, elections and tech: What to watch in Africa this year

IMAGE WTWrevisedStrong initiatives are lacking to tackle Africa’s conflicts

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Morocco: Industry, Walking with both legs

The great expanse of solar mirrors at Noor near Ouarzazate harness the sun in the desert - Credits: BENOIT DOPPAGNE/AFP
Morocco’s industrial development shows that with a joined-up state and private sector, developing economies can grow manufacturing jobs

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Morrocco: The joined-up kingdom

Tramway of Rabat-Salé - Credits: Baptiste de Ville d’Avray
While other African nations struggle with the cycle of commodity dependence, Morocco has trod a steady growth path underpinned by strong state structures. Now it must build on this foundation, investing in education and sharing the wealth

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Morocco's safe space for girls to learn

There are now around 130 Dar Taliba girls’ boarding houses, offering a safe environment away from  home at no cost to parents - Credits: Nicolas TAVERNIER/REA
Since 2005, a network of boarding houses is enabling a new generation of female students to get access to education by assuaging parents’ concerns about rural girls studying far away from home

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Sanusi: 'These people feel there is no future'

Akintunde Akinleye/ReutersMuhammadu Sanusi II talks to The Africa Report about anger in Nigeria, insecurity in the Sahel, the West’s hypocrisy and the relationship between Islam and politics

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Interview: Patrice Trovoada, Prime Minister of São Tomé e Príncipe

 Patrice Emery Trovoada, Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe, in his office - Credits: Vincent Fournier/JA
São Tomé’s head of government talks about his decision to recognise Beijing and his administration’s strategy to attract investment to the islands

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