Somalia. The perils of a carve-up
There is an unprecedented build-up of military force in Somalia. AU peacekeepers will double to over 17,000 while Kenya and Ethiopia have launched their own invasions. Soldiers from the USA, Britain and France are targeting insurgents with foreign terrorist links. This military unflux could prove counter-productive.
Nigeria. Exclusive profile of General Owoye Andrew Azazi
Against the backdrop of Nigerian fuel price hike protests, the military solution to the Boko Haram threat comes under the spotlight.
African countries are cutting through the niceties to negotiate better deals with the Chinese. Case studies of countries trying to get beyond “win-win”: Ethiopia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, West Africa.
TOP 500 AFRICAN COMPANIES. Exclusive rankings and regional analysis
Find out how ready Africa’s biggest companies are if a double-dip recession hits. Analysis, insights, essential data, company close-ups and executive profiles and interviews.
SPECIAL SOUTH AFRICA FOCUS
Why unions must build a partnership with business to catch up with South Africa’s BRICs peers. With people to watch and sector updates.
Football. The Africa Cup of Nations
All you need to know to be in top form for Africa’s biggest football tournament. The teams, the favourites, the outsiders, the odds.