By opening up the telecommunications and internet sectors to private investors, African governments have given them the upper hand in the lucrative ... data market. If the continent is to regain control of its digital economy, countries need to rethink tax and regulatory policies, analysts argue.
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Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will, in the next two months, appoint a new cabinet to steer his vision as he serves a sixth term ... in office. As his old comrades hope to keep grasp of their positions, youths are also optimistic for ministerial appointments.
“I don’t want anybody to be under the illusion this is going to be easy. It’s going to be difficult, but we’ve got to do it,” Wamkele ... Mene, secretary general of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) told The Africa Report in February.
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Moroccan-born American researcher Lbachir BenMohamed, director of the immunology research laboratory at the University of California-Irvine, ... is working on developing a universal vaccine that will be effective against all forms of Covid-19.
Incumbent Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, also known as Farmaajo, continues to hold on to power even after his four year term officially ... ended on 8 February, 2021. A political stalemate pushed back elections and on 12 April, parliamentarians -- at the behest of the executive -- extended Farmajo’s term for another two years, further complicating the situation in the country.
Six months after Mali began its political transition period, the former minister of territorial administration and local communities Ousmane ... Sy discusses why the country needs to radically change its form of governance if it hopes to dig itself out of crisis. At the top of his agenda? Passing institutional reforms, initiating an overhaul of the Constitution and doing a good job of running elections.