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Covid triggers crypto collectables boom

These one-of-a-kind digital collector’s items are being sold for unprecedented prices

The South African connection: How mercenaries aided Trump ally in Libyan op

The UN found that Trump ally Erik Prince violated the Libyan arms embargo. Here are the South Africans the report says helped him to do so

Why the US’s counterterrorism strategy in the Sahel keeps failing

In exclusive interviews, former officials explain what has gone wrong and why the United States keeps making the same mistakes

America’s Africa policy needs a rethink

When it comes to engagement with Africa, the United States has lost ground to China, Russia, Turkey, and the Gulf States. That’s why the new Biden administration needs new policies for the continent, writes Gregory Meeks, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the US Congress

US needs a gutsy Biden now

With political polarisations running deep after a divisive Trump presidency, the new administration will need to rid the country of crises on several fronts

Trade with America thrived under Trump

Mutual mistrust there may have been, but economic activity between South Africa and the superpower remained robust. Now exports must diversify and create jobs

Africa and the US under the Biden administration: A response to Moeletsi Mbeki

A democratic administration is likely to revert to the US’s default position on global affairs, which doesn’t leave much for Africa to celebrate

Beyond the digital cold war: Technology and the future of US-African engagement under Biden

Several African governments have published plans to establish smart cities, including Cairo, Johannesburg, Kigali and Nairobi. They require the most advanced technologies available

From the land of the free to the country of the unhinged

Democracies are fragile entities that are often captured and exploited by populists, to the detriment of all concerned

What the Biden presidency may mean for Africa

The new US administration has an interest and much expertise in Africa. But given the scale of the priorities the administration faces, Africa must not expect to feature too prominently

Biden’s unravelling Trump’s ‘America First’ may offer Africa a reprieve

The 46th president of the United States is ushering in a new foreign policy based on multilateralism

Trump slinks off world stage, leaving others to put out the fires he started

What his supporters and assorted right-wingers will do now in a climate that is less friendly to them is anyone’s guess

The US once again has something  Africa wants: competent leaders

Africa must use its best minds to negotiate a mutually beneficial economic relationship

Does AmeriKKKa need a new war?

Trump may have finally slunk off, but his charged-up followers remain a worry; and still the virus sneaks ever closer to home

‘No one took us seriously’: Black cops warned about racist Capitol police for years

Allegations of racism against the Capitol Police are nothing new: Over 250 Black cops have sued the department since 2001. Some of those former officers now say it’s no surprise white nationalists were able to storm the building

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