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In search of confidence

Elyes Fakhfakh, Tunisia's prime minister for less than five months, has been forced to resign over allegations that he owned shares in companies that won state contracts.


The pride of lions

The obstacles to agreement over managing the Blue Nile dam are more about internal politics than technical issues

The positions of Egypt and Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam seemed as far apart as their respective capital cities as officials began another round of video-confer...

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Lobbying grenades

General Khalifa Haftar may be in retreat on the battlefield after his Libyan National Army was forced away from Tripoli back to its eastern strongholds but the war for the support ...


The big borrow

Cairo has lined up external credit worth $15bn to help it deal with Covid-19, but the debt will be sustainable only if there is a rapid recovery

The first hard indication of the extent of the damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic on Egypt’s finances came in early April, when the central bank released data showi...


Locking down the system

The elite is using the pandemic to consolidate its position while the grass-roots opposition struggles to regain traction

President Abdelmajid Tebboune's government is emerging from the coronavirus crisis financially much poorer but more politically secure, as the lockdown has given the post-Abdelaziz...


Haftar falls back

Now that General Haftar is in retreat, he says he’s backing Egypt’s ceasefire plan. The government in Tripoli may try to finish him off first

Fourteen months after launching his 'lightning' offensive to seize the Libyan capital and oust the UN-recognised Government of National Accord, eastern-based General Khalifa Haftar...


West too wild for Haftar

Although his Libyan National Army (LNA) still controls eastern and southern Libya, General Khalifa Haftar has suffered a string of heavy defeats in western Libya, leaving his hopes...


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