11th-Hour Delay of Nigeria’s Presidential Election Disappoints Millions
INRI Those were some of the reasons Nigeria’s elections commissioner cited for his middle-of-the-night decision — announced at 2:30 a.m.Read more.
Promising Signs of Africa’s Global Leadership on Maritime Security
Africa is acutely vulnerable to maritime crime, which has become a low risk, high reward business. Timothy Walker Piracy andRead more.
Amazon is Targeting Customers in Kenya Who Want to Pay in Cash
Abdi Latif Dahir Amazon is tapping into e-commerce customers in Kenya who want to pay for goods in cash. TheRead more.
African Union – African Development Bank, High Level Consultative Meeting Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
AfDB The leadership teams of the African Union (AU) Commission and the African Development Bank (AfDB), led by Chairperson ofRead more.
Massive Deforestation by Refugees in Uganda Sparks Clashes with Local People
Samuel Okiror The cutting down of millions of trees has sparked angry clashes in parts of Uganda between local peopleRead more.
The Five Candidates Running in Senegal’s Presidential Election
Senegal, the most stable democracy in West Africa, is preparing for an election on Sunday with President Macky Sall facingRead more.
Once Zimbabwe’s Chicago, Bulawayo Is Now in Decay
Joseph Coterill In Bulawayo’s working-class western suburbs, smashed storefronts and mangled safes torn out of thick concrete casings attest toRead more.
Nigerian seek safety in Cameroon as Boko Haram escalates its attacks
Linus Unah: Freelance journalist based in Nigeria A wave of increasingly sophisticated militant attacks in northeastern Nigeria has forced almostRead more.
MTN Uganda CEO deported, what you need to know
Jared Jeffery, Political analyst, NKC African Economists The CEO of South African multinational telecommunications company MTN in Uganda, Wim Vanhelleput,Read more.
Ethiopia’s plan to privatize and split up its mobile phone monopoly won’t be as easy as it looks
Abdi Latif Dahir After decades of a centralized economic model and antiquated socialist red tape, Ethiopia is opening up toRead more.
Libya dreams of mega port in history-laden east
Ulf Laessing, Ayman Warfalli A white foundation stone next to a deserted beach near the soporific Libyan port of SusahRead more.
Start of oil production in Uganda pushed back to 2022
Nidhi Verma and Promit Mukherjee Uganda expects to begin producing oil in 2022, its energy minister Irene Muloni said onRead more.