As the new Cold War gathers momentum, Africa finds itself being wooed by both sides. It needs to use this opportunity to its maximum for the continent’s development, says Ivor Ichikowitz.
Developing and integrating Africa’s resources and renewable energy potential is crucial. The continent’s national oil companies have a duty to their people and their international partners to see the job through.
Some countries have seen an elite bargain that commits to long-term growth and development, but in Nigeria the only such bargain has been to allow the looting of state assets, says Onyekachi Wambu.