DRC’s President Félix Tshisekedi, who took over the chairmanship of the African Union in February, is to host a first round of dialogue between ... Cairo, Khartoum and Addis Ababa over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute.
Transparency and justice have been her banners over a long and varied career. Now Obiageli Ezekwesili has founded a school to form the political ... leaders of tomorrow and to turn the rage in the street into reform in the corridors of power.
Nigerian solar power provider Starsight Energy plans to expand to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, Sola Lawson, managing director and co-head at African ... Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), tells The Africa Report.
Mozambique risks squandering its chance to build prosperity on the back of its reserves of liquefied natural gas unless it can address both the ... security aspects of the militant Islamist insurgency in the north, and the perceptions of corruption which feed it.
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At the age of 60, Senegalese economist Makhtar Diop is taking over as head of the International Finance Corporation (IFC, World Bank Group). ... This achievement is the result of a lot of hard work and perseverance.
In the early hours of 23 March, the container ship Ever Given was blown off course by high winds on its way through the Suez Canal. At 400 metres ... long, the Ever Given is longer than the canal is wide, and the ship became wedged firmly in both banks, completely blocking traffic.
At the end of 2019, Kenya refused entry of milk from Uganda — its largest trading partner in the region. More than a year later, this 'dairy ... war' remains unresolved. What is behind Nairobi's firm resolve to keep Kampala out?
Can South African Airways (SAA) see blue skies after a long and difficult turnaround operation? There are still substantial issues to overcome: ... SAA's debt, the opacity of its accounts, a stand-off with the pilots. But public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan says the problems stem from corruption hangover from the Zuma era: state capture.
It was an away match for Louise Mushikiwabo, a foray to the heart of the British establishment. Chatham House, on London’s St James’s Square, ... was home to three British prime ministers before the building was handed over, in the aftermath of the First World War, to academics and diplomats charged with analysing crises and preventing war.
Officially, Franck Biya, the son of Cameroon's President Paul Biya, has no political ambitions. As discreet as he is influential with his father, ... he has made efforts to surround himself with childhood friends and relatives, most of whom have economic or financial backgrounds.
The researchers of the Duclert Commission, who have been investigating France’s role in the Rwandan genocide, have just officially presented ... their findings to French President Emmanuel Macron. They point out numerous institutional and moral “failings”.
Handicapped in recent years by a series of crises - political, security and economic - Cameroon wants to reassert its position as a regional ... power. However, it must meet many challenges if it wants to convince people that the country’s situation is improving.