Ahead of the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of a greener Africa was getting underway. But while many think the COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench ... into those efforts, others say it might just be the right catalyst to push forward greener energy. In this first part of our series of exclusive opinion pieces, we look at the Sahel and the quest for solar energy.
A Belgian court announced that it would return Patrice Émery Lumumba’s tooth to his family. Juliana Lumumba, daughter of the hero of the Democratic ... Republic of the Congo’s independence, spoke with about the symbolic significance of the ruling and, especially, the unknowns that continue to surround the 1961 assassination of the first prime minister of the then newly independent nation.
A climate of fear reigns in The Hague following Washington’s move to blacklist the ICC prosecutor in response to the institution’s opening ... of an inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan. What action can the Court take against US sanctions?
The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Donald Trump’s secret weapon to counter Chinese influence in Africa, has devoted ... almost half of its new investment funding to natural gas projects in Mozambique.
When Presidents Yahya Jammeh of Gambia, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe and Omar al-Bashir of Sudan were brought down within a few years of each other, ... Africa appeared to be getting rid of the old men that had dominated the political scene for decades.
While the border between Benin and Nigeria has been closed since August 2019, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote is acting as an intermediary ... between Patrice Talon and Muhammadu Buhari in an attempt to restart talks.