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Lee Mwiti

Lee Mwiti

Lee Mwiti joined Africa Check on 1 September 2016 as deputy editor. Previously he was the deputy editor at Mail and Guardian Africa, the pan-African arm of the South Africa-based Mail & Guardian. He has also been senior writer at the Africa Review, the continental unit of the Nation Media Group, in Kenya. He holds a Masters in International Studies from the University of Nairobi, a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a certificate in journalism. He has also been a Diageo business reporting awards (UK) finalist with wide experience in reporting on the continent’s geo-political economy. He is a recovering pedant.
Do 1 in 5 Nigerian adults really suffer from long-term depression?
Do 1 in 5 Nigerian adults really suffer from long-term depression?
In casting a spotlight on suicide in Nigeria, a national newspaper identified depression as a key factor.
African mining: Hang on tight
African mining: Hang on tight
On the surface, the endless supply of canapés, lavish lunches and sharp, bespoke suits everywhere you turned at the recent Investing in...
So who is not 'dying' in African mining? The answer may surprise you
So who is not 'dying' in African mining? The answer may surprise you
Consider these numbers: Mineral export revenue for Zimbabwe, which forms the biggest source of foreign exchange, fell 7.2% in 2015, from...
China, India and Japan court Africa at the mining table
China, India and Japan court Africa at the mining table
This year’s Mining Indaba has been cast as taking place under a pall, but not too much has changed, at least not from the perspective of China,...
Terror threatens Africa’s growth
Terror threatens Africa’s growth
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Africa’s ‘go-to’ leader Macky Sall tells it like it is
Africa’s ‘go-to’ leader Macky Sall tells it like it is
Amid hand-wringing over what role Africa will play to prevent its citizens from getting into flimsy vessels and sailing for Europe, Senegalese...
?Seeing the fizz in the WEF
?Seeing the fizz in the WEF
MGAfrica.com deputy editor Lee Mwiti caught up with Coca-Cola’s president for EuroAsia and Africa, Nathan Kalumbu, at the World...
Every investor is training their sights on Africa
Every investor is training their sights on Africa
M&G Africa: How long has ABB been operating in Africa?
?People call me Mr Infrastructure
?People call me Mr Infrastructure
The outgoing president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) spoke down with MGAfrica.com deputy editor Lee Mwiti at the World...
People perceive risk in Africa as greater than it actually is
People perceive risk in Africa as greater than it actually is
Lots of talk and intention, but unless Africa can pare down the risk factors that keep investors in the region on edge, transformational growth...
Africa’s energy poverty: a complex yet simple equation
Africa’s energy poverty: a complex yet simple equation
A recurring theme at the World Economic Forum on Africa was just how much fixing the region’s infrastructure bottleneck would add a tailwind...