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COVID-19: The Ghana Case

COVID-19: The Ghana Case

Background The 23rd June 2020 marked exactly 100 days since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in Ghana. Before the formal announcement (13th March 2020) of the first two cases in Ghana...

Distress and deep uncertainty

South Africa: tough at the top Much of the country’s private defence sector has enjoyed strong growth since 1994, but the state-owned flagship, Denel, is in serious trouble Since sanctions were...

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...

Altered states

Altered states

Africa: the age of revolutions A broader view of history reveals Africans to have been decisive actors in shaping global changes, both inside and outside the continent One big difficulty historians...