The exceptional atmosphere of the opening match of the African Cup of Nations has died down and the host country is struggling to fill its stands. ... Several obstacles have dampened the enthusiasm of the fans...
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Guinea's Mamadi Doumbouya has decided not to respect the sanctions that Ecowas has put in place against Mali, as it is keeping its borders with ... its neighbour open. Is this a gesture of solidarity between putschists or is Conakry taking a gamble?
Appointed in December as head of the Foreign Ministry's Africa department, Abdullah Mohammed al-Jaber is responsible for expanding Qatar's networks ... on the continent. In this area, Doha is starting almost from scratch.
Egypt has been witnessing economic reforms that have added to its population’s financial woes for over five years. More austerity measures ... are on the horizon as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stresses that parents should not count on the state to feed their children.
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Bamako's reaction was not long in coming. A few hours after Ecowas brutally hardened its position vis-à-vis the transitional authorities, government ... spokesman Colonel Abdoulaye Maiga appeared on national television to denounce the influence of “extra-regional powers.”
In a wide-ranging interview with The Africa Report, Gabon's United Nations (UN) envoy Michel Xavier Biang lays out his country's priorities as ... it begins its two-year stint as one of two African states joining the UN Security Council (UNSC) this month.