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Should Africa be afraid of China?

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.

The labours of Museveni

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.

Samia Suluhu Hassan: The accidental president

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.

Ramaphosa’s long to-do list

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.