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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...

A new frontier

A new frontier

Sub-Saharan Africa: Islamic investment Investors from Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member countries are increasingly looking at opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa By François Misser The...

Beacon of hope

Beacon of hope

Democratic Republic of the Congo: tourism A privately-funded initiative in this central African country is helping to protect a pristine environment By Helen Grange The Democratic Republic of Congo...

Twisty tales

Africa: the data The Africa Rising narrative is an example of how a number or a small set of statistics can be both informative and misleading By Alfred Mthimkhulu What does the data tell us? This...