Nigeria's new minister for works, power and housing will focus on improving road connections between states, but said much more funding was needed to pay contractors to finish stalled projects across the country.
- Wednesday, 09 December 2015 15:36
- Julia Payne
- Friday, 31 October 2014 14:59
- Crystal Oderson in Cape Town
To judge by the reaction of the ruling African National Congress, the militant tactics of Julius Malema and the EFF are hitting their targets. In this exclusive interview, Malema explains why he is pressing President Jacob Zuma to repay state funds spent on his Nkandla homestead.
- Monday, 20 October 2014 16:21
- The Africa Report
In Mozambique the ruling party's relatively unknown presidential candidate won the October elections without much surprise. So far in politics, he has played tough with the opposition and toed the party line.
- Friday, 10 October 2014 11:54
- Crystal Orderson in Cape Town and Patrick Smith
Nene talks to The Africa Report about the need to create jobs, finance infrastructure and reduce the budget deficit, while outlining why a new development bank for the BRICS economies will benefit Africa most.
- Tuesday, 01 July 2014 16:53
- Elissa Jobson in Addis Ababa
Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed talks to The Africa Report about the international fight against Somali-based Islamist rebels and the government's difficulties in re-establishing stability.