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Atiku and Tinubu clash on the economy

Spiralling prices, public debt and joblessness make living standards the top issue in the presidential race

A month after their emergence as presidential candidates, the economic programmes of Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar extolling the virtues of untrammelled market economics face more...


    Vol 63 No 14 |
  • MALI

Mali rejects human rights mandate

Bamako isolates itself further by restricting UN peacekeeping operations while giving free rein to Wagner group

After several months of provoking and prolonging disputes with numerous partners, Mali's transitional government has found a new entity to pick a fight with – the United Nati...


Tinubu summons the ghosts of Abacha's kleptocracy

The ruling party's flagbearer brings together democracy campaigners and beneficiaries of the country's most venal dictatorship

This year's Democracy Day celebrations on 12 June were muted, overshadowed by the expensive shenanigans of the national election campaign mixed with a pervasive disenchantment with...


    Vol 63 No 13 |
  • MALI

Bamako refuses to look to France

With French and European troops leaving, the junta turns its ire on UN peacekeepers and seeks new foreign allies

Malian military ruler Colonel Assimi Goïta is determined to show that his forces can tackle a growing Islamist onslaught, despite the withdrawal of French and European troops,...


Plans for urban forest raise hackles

Many suspect a scheme to turn a protected forest into Accra's answer to Central Park are ecologically dangerous and a cover for corruption

A decision by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government to reclassify a large part of the Achimota Forest reserve in Accra – the only urban forest in the country &nd...


Poll ban fans the flames

Ousmane Sonko, co-leader of the opposition Yewwi Askan Wi electoral alliance, promises major protests on 29 June in protest at the killing of protestors by security forces on 17 Ju...


Government to ram through gold scheme

The Agyapa gold plan appears to be going ahead in the face of complaints that it is corrupt, opaque and undervalues a key national resource

President Nana Akufo-Addo's government is pushing forward with the Agyapa gold plan, under which a state company would register in the British tax haven of Jersey and sell 49% of i...


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