BLOOMBERG 10 January 2019 by PAULINE BAX, MICHAEL COHEN & PAUL RICHARDSON The start of 2019 has seen a flurry of political activity from Mali to Madagascar, with a shock opposition victory in Africa’s biggest country, protests against long-serving rulers, a short-lived coup and agitation stirred by economic mismanagement all suggesting this will be a year to watch...

FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION 18 December 2018 by MARK VARGA According to prosecutors, the trial of Patrick Ho was simply business. The Chinese financier,...

MERCURY 30 November 2018 Russia is stepping up its political and military presence in Africa. Already the European giant has upped its military ties to the majority of Africa’s nations, including Ethiopia, Libya, Niger and Chad. It’s upped its political influence in Zimbabwe, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and is working on oil and gas projects...

THE NATIONAL 31 October 2018 Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt wants UK to become ‘invisible chain linking the world’s democracies’ post Brexit Mr Hunt...

The Maritime Executive 14 June 2018 At the present time, a group of African governments assisted by China are planning future trans-African transportation...

Eurasia Review 2 August 2016 By Steven Gruzd and Luanda Mpungose* With eight countries already going to the polls and seven more planning to do so before...

The Africa Report 25 July 2016 By The Africa Report Chad’s President Idriss Déby©ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP Some things just never seem to change....

Africa Times 23 March 2016 By Arnaud Gallet Within the span of just a few days, two long-serving African leaders will go to the polls in search of new...