Africa’s relationship with China is coming under increasing, and often alarmed, scrutiny but does the continent have any real grounds for concern? Cobus van Staden takes a detailed look at China-Africa relations. Read more
Ethiopia's parliamentary elections are now scheduled for 21 June, but no matter who wins, fundamental issues that hold Ethiopia back will remain unresolved, writes James Jeffrey. Read more
The veteran Ghanaian diplomat talks to us about the way forward in the Sahel and the pressing need for Africa to have a place on the UN Security Council. Read more
- Should Africa be afraid of China?
- Ethiopia’s elections paper over the cracks in democracy
- What lies behind Mozambique’s deadly insurgency?
- Africa is finally ‘in the house’
- The overthrow of Gaddafi lit the tinderbox in the Sahel, says Mohamed Ibn Chambas
By inviting the US’s Africom to help resolve its security issues, Nigeria is once again ceding sovereignty to outside powers, and is in danger of repeating the mistakes and unwanted outcomes of the past, writes Onyekachi Wambu.
Every year, an estimated $88.6bn leaves Africa in illicit capital flight, but recent events in Malaysia show that those involved can be brought to book and national assets recovered, argues Katherine Mulhern.
Yoweri Museveni’s new term as President of Uganda will be one of the most challenging of his 40 years in office. The economy is battered, elections have left a bitter division and youth unemployment is soaring. Epajjar Ojulu reports.
Tanzania’s new President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, is already showing signs of an independent mindset and a determination to change the course of the country’s direction in some areas. Profile by Erick Kabendera.
President Ramaphosa is looking at a critical period as his administration wrestles with the economic and social ramifications of the pandemic and eroding trust in the ruling ANC. Mushtak Parker reports.
New African brings the latest updates on the detention, and possible extradition to the US of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, who was arrested by the Cape Verde authorities over a year ago.
Helios Towers is the most diversified telecoms tower company in Africa. CEO Kash Pandya talks us through the company’s plans for expansion.
Mozambique is entering a crucial period in its history. Its LNG projects could add $100bn to the economy over 25 years, but the industry itself is under threat from insurgents. Neil Ford examines the current situation.
Gail Collins presents a round-up of new and interesting developments in the world of African literature.
The situation in Ethiopia, with elections postponed again and a war waging in the Tigray region, is a tragedy not only for Ethiopia but all of Africa, says New African editor Anver Versi.
Agri-insurance is key to a well-functioning agricultural sector. In Africa it remains underdeveloped, but as Aamera Jiwaji reports, change is on the way.
The Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) is applying innovative finance solutions from traditional infrastructure developments to enlarging Africa’s stock of affordable homes.