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Africa’s Catholic churches face competition and a troubled legacy as they grow
Africa’s Catholic churches face competition and a troubled legacy as they grow
Pope Francis has completed his seven-day tour of three African countries: Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius. It was a significant trip for a...
Fake FDI tops global growth
Fake FDI tops global growth
Pope Francis this week exhorted the political leaders of Mauritius, known as a tax haven and enclave for shell companies, to promote policies that...
Africans win UN vote on Britain’s last colony
Africans win UN vote on Britain’s last colony
In a stinging defeat for Britain, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly demanded Wednesday that London cede to Mauritius the British-ruled Chagos Islands, home to an important military base....
UN orders UK to end rule of Chagos Islands
UN orders UK to end rule of Chagos Islands
In a stinging defeat for Britain, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly demanded on Wednesday that London cede to Mauritius the...
Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands
Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands
Britain is bracing for a crushing defeat at the United Nations on Wednesday when the General Assembly is expected to adopt a measure demanding that...
Britain must cede control of its last African colony, court rules
Britain must cede control of its last African colony, court rules
The Chagos Islands is being unlawfully occupied by the United Kingdom, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Monday.
Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s decade of ‘lost opportunity’
Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s decade of ‘lost opportunity’
The 2018 African governance index was released this week. It’s not good news.
Letters to the editor: September 14 to 20
Letters to the editor: September 14 to 20
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US urges top UN court to stay out of Chagos islands row
US urges top UN court to stay out of Chagos islands row
The United States told the United Nations's top court on Wednesday it had "a duty" not to...
Britain's shame: Colonial-style evictions to make way for military base
Britain's shame: Colonial-style evictions to make way for military base
British officials threatened Mauritians with the withdrawal of an independence agreement if they did not surrender a large tract of their territory...
Britain fights for control of its last African colony
Britain fights for control of its last African colony
On Monday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague began public hearings that may determine the fate of the Chagos Islands — Britain’s last remaining African colony....
African trade far from free
African trade far from free
South Africa has finally signed the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement, but the journey towards creating a common market of goods and services...

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