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Sat,16Feb2019

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Atiku Abubakar’s February surprise

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Just days ahead of the presidential vote, the opposition challenger has victory in his sights

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Nigeria election special: Davido and the youth vote

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Pop mixes with power ahead of Nigeria's 16 February poll

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Côte d’Ivoire: Ouattara’s 2020 challenges

Michel Euler/AP/SIPA
As Adama Coulibaly walks through the rain-soaked, muddy streets of Abobo in Abidjan, the 28-year-old tailor says he is disillusioned with President Alassane Ouattara. Over the past seven years, Côte d’Ivoire’s economy has soared and is one of the biggest in the sub-region. But for one of the poorest neighbourhoods of the country’s largest city, little has changed.

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ZIMBABWE | "Certain industries need to be protected", Shingai Mutasa, Masawara Holdings

TSVANGIRAYI MUKWAZHI FOR TAR
ITW, Shingai Mutasa, Majority shareholder, Masawara Holdings
Through the prism of Sable Chemicals and the Cresta hotel group – assets he acquired in early 2018 – the Zimbabwean magnate talks about his hopes for the country’s economy and the strategies its new government must adopt

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"The World Bank and IMF are necessary evils" Julius Maada Bio, President, Sierra Leone

COLIN DELFOSSE FOR TAR
The former military leader and current president talks to The Africa Report about cleaning up government, his free universal education programme and development finance

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PTW | The big 2019 governorship races

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Here are the men in the spotlight for governorship elections in five crucial geopolitical zones: the North East, South South, North West, South West and Middle Belt

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