Petro states: What happens when 30% of your national budget disappears in a decade?
/ 12 June 2021

Petro states: What happens when 30% of your national budget disappears in a decade?

As the demand for oil shrinks and prices collapse, Africa’s petro states — the likes of Angola, Nigeria, Egypt and Equatorial Guinea — will be left with massive holes in their budgets

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Damming the Nile
/ 21 June 2020

Damming the Nile

In a few weeks, when the rainy season arrives, water will finally begin to flow into the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Expect regional tensions to rise along with the water level

First UN ‘mercy flight’ leaves Yemen’s rebel-held Sanaa
/ 3 February 2020

First UN ‘mercy flight’ leaves Yemen’s rebel-held Sanaa

Yemeni children in critical need of medical care were evacuated Monday from the rebel-held capital Sanaa, in what the United Nations hopes will be the first of more mercy flights. Seven young patients and their relatives flew out of Sanaa airport, which has been closed to commercial flights since 2016, aboard a UN-marked plane bound […]