African countries cannot be ignored, or just listened to. Their needs should shape the agenda.
Kudakwashe Tagwirei, who is close to Zimbabwe’s president and his inner circle, leveraged his privileged access to fuel and mining markets to strike a lucrative partnership with commodities giant Trafigura. Sanctioned by the U.S. and U.K. for corruption, Tagwirei continued to do business by relocating his network to Mauritius.
WHO’s safeguarding failure in the DRC has re-focused attention on the sexual misconduct that surfaces with disgraceful regularity in humanitarian, development, and peacekeeping operations worldwide.
Criminalising suicide directs resources towards punishment which has no significant deterrent effect.
Rawlings was a polarising figure, a person who led two coups in Ghana before twice being elected president in multiparty polls.
The optimism Angolan president João Lourenço’s election generated four years ago has dwindled as electoral promise after another have failed to materialise.
Kenyan startup Taz Technologies, the firm behind digitised mail service technology application MPost, has announced plans to speed up its expansion into the Sub-Saharan region to tap into opportunities presented by the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
The region’s securocrats are no doubt unsettled by Hichilema’s decisive action to replace the country’s entire security leadership.
Guineans have experienced military rule before, and they know that the consequences can be dangerous.