The Zimbabwean government under President Emmerson Mnangagwa has awarded new television licenses that would end decades of monopoly by the only ... State-controlled broadcaster ZTV (ZBC TV). But experts fear it is merely a ploy for Mnangagwa to tighten his grip on power
The Africa Report n°113
The Africa Report n°113 is out now.
Nigeria celebrated six decades of independence on 1 October, and we look at where the country is heading for the next 60. We talked with vice-president Yemi Osinbajo and many other leading lights.
While Covid-19 pushes gold sky-high as a safe haven, artisanal miners earn less than ever and smuggling, corruption and geopolitics rob Africa of tax revenue. The Africa Report investigates the deep, dark truth of the precious metal.
Three years after the military coup that propelled him to power, supporters of Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa are having buyers’ remorse. We map the loyalists, oppositionists and foreign envoys who make up a fragmented landscape.
The man who raised Kenya’s Equity Bank and its shareholders from the gutter to the stars talks about inclusivity, globalisation and economic morality in the post-Covid era as he contemplates a philanthropic retirement.