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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...

Morocco in, SADR out

Morocco in, SADR out

The 2011 17th Ordinary African Union Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea © Embassy of Equatorial Guinea. Image Flickr Morocco’s return to the AU could herald the expulsion of the Sahrawi Arab...

Flouting international law

Flouting international law

The perception that the ICC focuses unfairly on African leaders leaves a loophole for the continent’s dictators to excuse their crimes In October 2016, South Africa considered a continental economic...