In Depth

Sat,16Feb2019

In Depth

Egypt: Sisi saved by a gas boom

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The government’s gas-fired economic plan was a high-stakes gamble that paid off thanks to the Zohr super-giant discovery, leading to hopes of even larger gas fields

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Interview: Julius Malema, Leader, Economic Freedom Fighters, South Africa

 Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema, arrives at the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Photo: Themba Hadebe/AP/SIPA

The EFF’s commander-in-chief, as he is known within the party, speaks exclusively to The Africa Report about land reform, nationalisation of the central bank and the party’s strategy

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Ethiopia politics: Solving a fractured ethnic puzzle

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Security and navigating the complex web of ethnic politics will dominate Abiy’s first years in office as he tries to bring unity to the diverse country

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Editorial by Patrick Smith: African internationalism

 

Patrick SmithThey came from across the world to pay a final tribute to Kofi Annan on 13 September. Honour guards carried Annan’s coffin draped with the national flag – red, gold and green with the emblematic black star – through the streets of Accra, made sombre on this funereal day. 

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Conservationists in Tanzania use tech platform to protect endangered species

In this photo taken Friday, March 23, 2018, wildlife veterinarian Justin Shamancha stands back after administering a dose of tranquilizer antidote to an elephant on whom a GPS tracking collar has been attached, in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. Photo: Ben Curtis/AP/SIPAIn Tanzania's Grumeti Game Reserve, next to Serengeti National Park, elephants roam, rangers sleep more peacefully at night, and poachers have been put on notice, thanks to new technology designed to protect one of the world's most endangered species.

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Spiritual awakenings

 

Sunday Alamb/ap/sipaYoung, hip and educated Africans are finding new meaning in the teachings of traditional religions

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