In what state of mind does Guinea's deposed president find himself? Under what conditions might he hope to be released? An ECOWAS mission was ... able to meet with Alpha Condé on 10 September. We've got this exclusive report from that meeting.
Algeria has embarked on a vastly new diplomatic campaign, which has involved appointing more than 70 ambassadors and consuls general. Seven special ... envoys have also been hired that will be directly attached to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The African CEO Forum offers solutions for the African private sector after a tough financial year brought on by the pandemic. To be held digitally ... from the 28th to the 30th September 2021, the Forum tackles the question, 'How can Africa and its private sector navigate change?'
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has released its fifth annual Goalkeepers Report, which this year documents the pandemic’s impact on progress ... towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It argues that Africa should be able to refocus on the bigger development challenges in the months ahead, as long as it builds on health innovation and growing strength in laboratories and pharmaceutical manufacturing.
In bypassing Morocco to supply Spain, Algeria could severely impact the kingdom’s production of electricty. However, it may also cause a significant ... logistical and financial headache for Algiers, whereby Madrid may end up playing the role of arbitrator.
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For the first time in his six years in office, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari sacked two of his ministers in a cabinet reshuffle in the ... first week of September. Though the president claimed it was done based on a performance review, some believe Buhari carried out the mini reshuffle “to save face” amid growing criticisms over the worsening state of affairs on all fronts.
Signs that an African debt crisis has been averted and the prospect of a demographic shift to smaller family sizes mean that North Africa can ... lead a period of rapid economic growth across the continent, Charles Robertson, chief economist at Renaissance Capital, tells The Africa Report.
Two states in Nigeria – Edo and Ondo – recently announced compulsory COVID-19 vaccinations for adults. Even after a court restrained the ... Edo State government from going ahead, it insists the order stands. Abiodun Odusote weighs in on the legality of these orders.
By the end of 2021, 13 African countries would have held presidential elections. That's 13 different opportunities for global media to paint ... the same story of rigged and, in some cases, violent elections that have become the single story of democracy in Africa.
The continent’s often imprecisely demarcated borders, inherited from the colonial era, have given rise to numerous disputes between African ... nations. Each country seeks to benefit from these disputed areas, especially when they contain natural resources.
Be it Assimi Goïta in Mali or Mamady Doumbouya in Guinea, in both cases the incumbent president was overthrown by the head of the special forces. ... This raises questions about the role of these elite military units and their relationship with politics.
Burna Boy’s fifth LP album 'Twice as Tall' clinched the Grammys for Best Global Music Album in March 2021. Receiving the award via video teleconferencing ... could not dampen this momentous event for the Nigerian, whose real name is Damini Ogulu. It was a roaring win for Afrobeats, the nascent music genre - a fusion of West African rhythms superimposed on an American Hip-Hop ethos - that began to gain popularity at the turn of the millennium.
Tata International Africa (TIA) wants to make acquisitions of John Deere dealerships to extend their Zambian distribution partnership, the CEO ... of Tata International Africa, Len Brand, tells The Africa Report.