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Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory
Opposition cry foul over Mauritania ruling party victory
Mauritania's ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has won the presidential election with 52% of the vote, the electoral commission...
Accra's mayor on his city's greatest challenges
Accra's mayor on his city's greatest challenges
Mohammed Adjei Sowah is acutely aware of the limits of his own power. The mayor of the Accra metropolitan area — the heart of Ghana’s...
Conflict and cost hamper Mozambique cyclone response
Conflict and cost hamper Mozambique cyclone response
It was never going to be easy for Mozambique, one of the poorest countries in the world, to respond to the twin cyclones that battered its central...
Cyclone Idai: After the floods, the famine. And then more of the same
Cyclone Idai: After the floods, the famine. And then more of the same
Overnight, Mozambique’s second-largest city disappeared. All the lights in Beira went off. Its buildings vanished under six metres of water. Its...
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must agree on sharing the Nile — before it’s too late
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must agree on sharing the Nile — before it’s too late
The three-way dispute among Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over the sharing of the Nile waters remains deadlocked.
​Women should design public toilets
​Women should design public toilets
Despite the evolved role of women in society, there are still obstacles that need to be overcome on the path to true transformation. One of these...
Educating Abuja girls to STEM the cost of hi-tech research
Educating Abuja girls to STEM the cost of hi-tech research
Down a quiet tree-lined street on the periphery of Abuja, one of the fastest growing cities in the world, a classroom brims with activity.
Ramaphosa cannot stay silent on Zimbabwe
Ramaphosa cannot stay silent on Zimbabwe
The security forces’ violent crackdown on nationwide protests in Zimbabwe last week was met by deafening silence from the country’s neighbours and the...
The world economy goes Hollywood
The world economy goes Hollywood
LONDON – If there is one useful conclusion that economists and investors can draw from the crazy year that has just ended –...
Ramaphosa talks up SA Inc ahead of World Economic Forum
Ramaphosa talks up SA Inc ahead of World Economic Forum
South Africa has come a long way since February last year, when Cyril Ramaphosa took office — according to the president himself. This will...
Youth is Africa’s prime challenge – but it could be an asset
Youth is Africa’s prime challenge – but it could be an asset
Merely reducing the chronic poverty that African countries face today is a challenge that places high demands on government and necessitates very...
Your guide to surviving 2019
Your guide to surviving 2019
Chances are 2019 will be better than 2018, during which the economy contracted for at least two quarters. It is projected to grow, although not...

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