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.
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.
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.