Will Ecowas’ decision to suspend the goods trade and its financing - to and from Mali - end up hurting Senegal? And, by the same token, benefit ... Guinea and Mauritania? For now, everything remains uncertain.
Within Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance faction, the MDC-T led by Douglas Mwonzora, has announced it will field its candidates ... under the banner of MDC Alliance, a name used by Chamisa’s party in the upcoming by-elections. In response, will Chamisa rebrand, boycott the polls or keep the MDC Alliance banner?
With his vocal foot soldiers divided over whether to form a coalition with deputy president William Ruto or former prime minister Raila Odinga, ... Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi finds himself at a crossroad. Will he go it alone or choose to rally behind one of his rivals in the presidential race billed as one of the most competitive in the country’s history?
What is really going on in the race by many Nigerian businessmen to acquire a controlling interest in the country’s oldest bank, First Bank ... Nigeria Plc? In October last year billionaire Femi Otedola quietly acquired stakes worth N30bn in Nigeria's oldest and biggest financial institution by assets, First Bank of Nigeria Holdings, in an attempt to control a majority stake.
Adama Traore of Mali, who now plays in Moldova, made his name during his long stay at TP Mazembe, from 2013 to 2018. The striker is also one ... of the big guns of his national team, which faces Mauritania on Sunday at the AFCON Africa Cup of Nations, held in Cameroon.
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Despite promising signs of a continuing global economic recovery in 2022, the African debt situation remains worrying. Over 20 low-income African ... countries were in debt distress or at risk of debt distress in autumn 2021 according to the IMF.
FIFA has never been so attentive to African football as in recent years. Involved from near and afar in many projects, the body - headed by Gianni ... Infantino - is influencing the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Its principal ally: Véron Mosengo-Omba, secretary general of the confederation.
Jules Alignete is head of the "Inspection Générale des Finances", while Izemengia Nsaa-Nsaa presides over the Court of Auditors. Each has his ... own definition of “mismanagement.” Behind this technical tug-of-war, there is a very political issue at stake.
The building of Ghana's national cathedral, due to be completed in December, is a beacon of hope for Christian supporters of the government in ... the country - but for some oppositionists and those of other faiths it has been a source of controversy.
The last message that Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, a Ugandan author tweeted on 28 December 2021 was that gunmen were breaking into his house. And ... that was his last day of freedom. His detention has triggered debate on shrinking freedom of speech in Uganda on what a person can and can't tweet about the first family.
The ban by the United Arab Emirates on passenger flights from Kenya shows the need for international digital co-operation on Covid-19 vaccination ... status, Kefa Nyakundi, CEO of Africa Risk Management Advisors in Nairobi, tells The Africa Report.
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.