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Going to waste

Going to waste

Solar power: the dark side Traded as environmentally sound, solar power leaves waste that could engulf Africa in the same way as plastic Daniel Wesonga, a resident of Moi Farm village in western...

Forwards, backwards

Zimbabwe: ‘indigenisation’ A law aimed at forcing local majority ownership of firms runs into economic reality and hardline nationalism at the same time By Owen Gagare The Zimbabwean government has...

Herculean task

Herculean task

Nigeria: attractive investment? Africa’s largest economy plans to double its foreign direct investment (FDI) by removing impediments to investment, but this may be a tall order By Ini Ekott Within...

Chasing money away

Namibia: the new nationalism A raft of legislation introduced since last year may have the opposite effect from the one claimed By Frederico Links Since taking office on March 21st last year,...