0 February 2015 - New African Magazine

Nigeria Election 2015: Defining a Nation

These are exciting times. Nigeria goes to the polls this month in what could be the most significant elections ever in Africa’s most populous nation. …

Nigeria: What next?

Elections in Nigeria are a big event, but this month’s are the most momentous since the return to electoral rule in 1999. We may even …

Ghana: The murky world of galamsey

My country Ghana is naturally well-endowed with fresh water sources – causing envy in parts of the world lacking this rare resource. But shamelessly, right …

Grown in Africa, made in Africa

Africa’s growth figures live up to the Africa Rising narrative, but there is still little manufacturing on the continent. What can be done to remedy …

One continent, OneRe

The insurance sector in Africa is relatively undeveloped, but a new London-headquartered reinsurance company is set to underpin the continent’s industry by covering some of …

Is Cuba coming in from the cold?

When President Barack Obama announced last December that it was time to “cut loose the shackles of the past”, and the opening of an embassy …