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Bankrolling regional security

Bankrolling regional security

The $200 million AU HQ in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia © Albert Gonzàlez Farran/UNAMID China’s presence on the continent may seem domineering, but its contributions to growth and security might be...

Avoiding assimilation

Avoiding assimilation

Britain leaving the EU sent shockwaves worldwide © Mick Baker, Flickr The UK’s unexpected exit from the EU raises questions about whether the AU’s lofty integration ideals resonate with ordinary...

Attracting capital

Attracting capital

  African states and multinational corporations must trust each other in order to stop illicit financial outflows, and spur growth and development Mistrust between business and government is an...

Forging a bright future

Forging a bright future

The AU’s Agenda 2063 is an ambitious document underpinned by political commitment, but the real work lies in implementation Agenda 2063, a detailed roadmap for the Africa Union (AU), is an ambitious...