The UK is quick to offer advice and criticism to African countries struggling with democracy. But a new slew of anti-democratic bills from the ... 'mother of parliaments' in the UK suggests that critics should search closer to home.
President Hichilema’s call to action for the Zambian and regional mining sector must be followed up with a concerted effort to improve the ... domestic operating environment and bring along regional partners if it is to succeed.
Over the past couple of months, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has severely disrupted the supply of essential crops to Africa and led to significant ... price increases for agricultural goods and energy, with prices skyrocketing across the globe.
Oil is an essential commodity for Kenya’s transport and industrial production, electricity generation and water provision. In 2008, as the ... world grappled with high oil prices, Kenya introduced price controls to cushion the blow for its citizens
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Africa celebrated the official launch of the world’s largest customs union - the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) - a little over ... a year ago, ushering in a new era of pan-African trade.
Far from being swift, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine now looks likely to become a long-running war of attrition. It will therefore have an accumulating, ... and increasingly drastic, impact on Africa unless it can be brought to a swift end.