Emilie Filou
Emilie Filou is a freelance journalist specialising in business and development issues in Africa. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, The Economist and The Africa Report, among other publications. She also writes for the Lonely Planet.
Losing confidence

Losing confidence

Madagascar: wrangling blocks investment A precarious stability in this island nation has not restored investor interest By Emilie Filou On November 19th last year, a group of potential investors gathered in the rarefied surroundings of Lancaster House in London, a...

Good job

Good job

Mauritius: getting it right Once dismissed as an unlikely success story, this island nation has built a thriving, diverse economy on solid policies By Emilie Filou In 1961, things were not looking good for the small Indian Ocean island of Mauritius. A British colony...

Emilie Filou
Emilie Filou is a freelance journalist specialising in business and development issues in Africa. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, The Economist and The Africa Report, among other publications. She also writes for the Lonely Planet.
Losing confidence

Losing confidence

Madagascar: wrangling blocks investment A precarious stability in this island nation has not restored investor interest By Emilie Filou On November 19th last year, a group of potential investors gathered in the rarefied surroundings of Lancaster House in London, a...

Good job

Good job

Mauritius: getting it right Once dismissed as an unlikely success story, this island nation has built a thriving, diverse economy on solid policies By Emilie Filou In 1961, things were not looking good for the small Indian Ocean island of Mauritius. A British colony...