Launch of AfCFTA signing in Kigali (Photo/UNECA/Flickr).

It’s World’s Largest Such Deal In 23 Years: Africa’s Free Trade Area Could Have 1.7 Billion People Spending $6.7 Trillion By 2030

Diverse African economies such as South Africa and Egypt, are likely to be the drivers of the free trade area, and are likely to benefit from it the most.


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Man of the moment: Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's deputy president and leader of ruling party ANC. (Photo/GCIS).

The Last Days Of Zuma: South Africa’s Future Depends On How Ramaphosa Works His ‘Magic’

Ramaphosa has been dealt a weak hand but he has proven to be an adept strategist.


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Omar al-Bashir faces uneasy times.

With Real Inflation Possibly 50%, Sudan’s Widening Bread Price Protests May Not End Soon

Bread prices more than doubled earlier in January following a jump in the cost of flour.


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Hydropower plays a big role electrifying many African countries. (Photo/Shutterstock).

Africa Is Building Power Dams Big Time, And Risks Being Punished Heavily For It Down The Line

Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam will have an installed generating capacity of 6000MW. This is similar in size to the worlds largest nuclear power station, Japans Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant.


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Severely malnourished Erukudi, her mother Helen and baby sister, in Lodwar Hospital, Turkana, Northern Kenya. (Photo/Russell Watkins/DFID).

3.4 Million Kenyans Need Food Aid, 480,000 Children Hit By Acute Malnutrition: How Did It Get To This?

There have been wholesale staple food price increases of between eight and 32% above average in the urban markets of Nairobi, Mombasa, and Eldoret