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African Aviation

African Aviation

Sidebar: The first flight from Britain to South Africa On 20 March, 1920, two South African pilots completed the first flight from Britain to South Africa after a flying time of four days, 13 hours and 30 minutes....

Kenya: accelerating investment growth

Kenya: accelerating investment growth

Kenya is on track to almost triple its foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2016 as compared to 2014 on the strength of renewed investor confidence, the Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) says. FDI inflows...

Bribes make bad business

Africa: corruption The tide of corruption that has swept the continent may be ebbing as governments and Africans are investing more in their own countries By Dianna Games The issue of corruption does not often make the...

Africa in the wider world

Africa in the wider world

SDGs: global partnerships Global partnerships are especially important to Africa where the strain on resources and institutions requires more support from developed nations By Andrew Donaldson Responding to climate...

Diaspora diaries and football politics

Diaspora diaries and football politics

As with football, Africa risks losing its best and brightest to more advanced and  monied nations Football and politics have always enjoyed a fascinating relationship. During this year’s World Cup the political subtext...