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Between a rock and a hard place

Between a rock and a hard place

The Sahel: Africa’s Great Green Wall The African Union’s ambitious plans to revitalise the Sahel region face daunting challenges, including financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic It is a project that doesn't lack...

Time for change

Time for change

African leadership: the golden age The continent’s current crop of leaders is more acquiescent than their post-colonial predecessors in dealing with external attempts at unwarranted interference Former Nigerian...

Madagascar: wrangling blocks investment

Madagascar: wrangling blocks investment

On November 19 last year a group of potential investors gathered in the rarefied surroundings of Lancaster House in London, a stunning 19th century building, with gilded ceilings, stately rooms and grand staircases....

Putting the US first, at Africa’s expense

Putting the US first, at Africa’s expense

US President-elect Donald Trump © George Skidmore, Flickr   Donald Trump’s “America first” election posturing gave some insight as to how his administration might handle trade relations with the continent In...