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Banning charcoal isn't the way to go. Kenya should make it sustainable

Banning charcoal isn't the way to go. Ke…

May 17, 2018

The Kenyan government has clamped down on the production of charcoal, which it blames for environmen...

Countries must compete for migrant workers to boost their economies

Countries must compete for migrant worke…

May 16, 2018

Politicians and the media expend inordinate amounts of energy debating migration, often using nativi...

The macro factors shaping Africa’s unique talent trends

The macro factors shaping Africa’s uniqu…

May 15, 2018

The world is in an age the business of disruption. A good example of this can be seen in the Starbuc...

Littering in South Africa is the expression of wider selfish – and costly -- culture

Littering in South Africa is the express…

May 14, 2018

It is common when municipal workers go on strike in South Africa to resort to upturning garbage cans...

Mozambique: Why Renamo leader's death could have a major impact on Mozambique

Mozambique: Why Renamo leader's death co…

May 11, 2018

The unexpected death of Afonso Dhlakama, the former guerrilla leader and president of Renamo, the ma...

Zimbabwe: Fact checking President Mnangagwa's FDI claims

Zimbabwe: Fact checking President Mnanga…

May 09, 2018

President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, who has positioned himself as a pro-business president since ...

The pitfalls of Brand Zimbabwe after the fall of Robert Mugabe

The pitfalls of Brand Zimbabwe after the…

May 07, 2018

Zimbabwe’s brand architecture after the downfall of Mugabe through the ‘soft’ coup of 15 November 20...

Mnangagwa's Zimbabwe inches forward – but where is it headed?

Mnangagwa's Zimbabwe inches forward – bu…

May 04, 2018

The five months since the fall of Robert Mugabe have been far from easy for his successor, Emmerson ...

What Buhari and Trump stand to gain from state visit

What Buhari and Trump stand to gain from…

May 03, 2018

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the Obama White House three years ago was ecstatic. B...

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Uganda: Telcos, regulator in talks as Uganda bans scratch cards

May 17, 2018

Uganda: Telcos, regulator in talks as Uganda bans scratch cards

Uganda communications regulator and telecom companies are in discussions to decide the fate of airtime scratch cards ahe...

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