Anti-French demonstrations are growing beyond former French colonies... Hundreds of South African protesters on wednesday 25 May demanded the ... departure of a "post-colonial imperialist" France from the African continent.
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the former president of Somalia (2012 – 2017), is back in the saddle after a prolonged electoral process that has left ... the country fractured. Can he pull his country together, and reset relations with Ethiopia?
Ghana produced a record 1.4m tonnes of cocoa beans in the 2020/21 season. This year has been much tougher. “Last season we ended the year with ... our highest production, but this year, seeing galamsey [illegal mining] taking a lot of our cocoa lands and the extensive harmattan, our production will be affected,” says Fiifi Boafo, public affairs manager of Ghana’s state-run Cocobod, which manages the sector.
The latest assertion from Morocco’s permanent representative to the UN against Algeria’s UN ambassador shows that Rabat is now determined ... to use the Kabyle card as a tool of counter-attack in the Western Sahara dossier.
South Africa’s R800bn ($50.9bn)-a-year public sector spend on goods and services is the conduit between corrupt tender practices and political ... party funding, according to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State Capture (Zondo Commission) reports.
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For the first time, the fate of the Senegalese riflemen who served in WWI is the subject of a mainstream film. One of France’s favourite actors, ... international star Omay Sy produced and stars in ‘Tirailleurs’ (Shooters).
Ghana needs to reduce taxes on some imports and take long-term supply-side measures as interest rates alone are no longer capable of controlling ... inflation, James Dzansi, an economist at the International Growth Centre in Accra, tells The Africa Report.
Ghana hosts the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat. Now, the government wants to gather the continent’s business and political ... leaders for an annual convention to drive Africa’s single continental market agenda: the Kwahu Summit, 28 & 29 October 2022.
Despite some measures of appeasement, particularly among exiles, Burundian political life remains firmly locked by the ruling party. But the ... 2018 constitutional revision could change the power balance.
Prices of food, especially wheat and bread as well as key agricultural inputs, such as fertiliser, have been pushed to new heights in Africa ... due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The situation is getting worse, but the African Development Bank (AfDB) says Africa will not face a food crisis
Just a week after Kalonzo Musyoka announced his exit from Raila Odinga's Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition, Deputy President William Ruto has ... seized the moment to offer him a place within his Kenya Kwanza Alliance, even as allies urge the Wiper party leader to return to his original camp.
In power for 36 years, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has long held near total control over the country. But he recently suffered a rare ... defeat in parliament after legislators ignored his wishes and opted to terminate a lucrative coffee processing and export agreement that the government had handed to an Italian investor. Voting for the termination were many members of Museveni's ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM).