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Africa’s technological arms race

Africa’s technological arms race

Digital surveillance: real and present danger Telecommunications snooping has emerged as a fundamental threat to African journalists Many journalists and researchers will remember the mid-2000s as halcyon days, when a...

A long and winding road

A long and winding road

China: the special relationship Economic and political ties between Africa and China have led to infrastructural development on a monumental scale but their roots go back millennia No one knows exactly how long ago the...

Rising stock: African capital markets

Rising stock: African capital markets

By Simon Allison Ironically, Africa’s chronic economic underdevelopment may now be its greatest opportunity. After so many decades of sluggish economic growth and lagging far behind other continents, Africa can be...

A universal template of human development

A universal template of human development

SDGs: overview Although African countries lag behind in implementing SDGs, the 17 goals are being institutionalised around the continent By Osita Agbu Today, the world is faced with developmental problems, many of...

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...