A menacingly authoritarian triumvirate think that it's their turn. Canny, malign and experts in the politics of fear, the US's Donald Trump, France's Marine Le Pen and Russia's Vladimir Putin believe history is on their side.
Seven years since leaving office, Mbeki doesn't hide his impatience with Africa's failure to fulfill its great potential. And on matters pertaining to Africa's socioeconomic and political development, former South African president Thabo Mbeki's voice, tempered by age and experience, continues to be heard as he fights against illicit financial flows.
- Zimasa Mpemnyama
African private equity firms cashed in on investments last year at the highest rate in almost a decade, with South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria and Kenya accounting for two-thirds of these exits.
- Axel Bugge and Sergio Goncalves
The daughter of Angola's president accused Portugal's government on Tuesday of making an "unprecedented and clearly partial" decision in changing a law on shareholder voting rights that helped Spain's Caixabank make a bid for Banco BPI this week.