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Fear and loathing in Monrovia

Another suspicious death adds to growing unease about George Weah's rule and the consequences of speaking against him

A string of mysterious deaths of officials with links to the centre of power has caused deep consternation among the political elite, and confusion about the true character of Geor...


Oil reform gathers pace

Lobbying frenzy as parliament prepares long-awaited bill to reform and restructure energy industry

Leaks of apparent last-minute concessions on fiscal terms and overseas 'retreats' for lawmakers are the most tangible indicators in years that Nigeria may finally be at the point o...


Port chiefs defend Bolloré deal after probe finds the state could lose over $4 billion

The two main political parties are trying to explain why the country is paying tens of millions of dollars to buy back half its stake in a new port terminal taken away on the sly

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority chairman Peter Mac Manu, a former national chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), insists he worked relentlessly to improve the co...

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States rethink security

No reaction from Abuja as state governors in the south-east, like their south-west counterparts, launch a regional security organisation

After governors of the south-eastern states met in the city of Owerri on 11 April to mull a response to a wave of deadly attacks against farmers and police in the region, they anno...


Much to be modest about

The economy is in slightly better shape than feared months ago but faces a toxic combination of unemployment and inflation

President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria's economy policymakers will certainly welcome the modest improvement in the country's economic outlook. According to the Yemi Kale-led Nation...


Human rights, export rights

As iron ore prices rocket, mining companies in eastern Guinea face up to the fallout from a massacre, and battle over export licences

Mick 'the miner' Davis, one of the latest players to enter the scramble for Guinea's iron ore riches, is facing opposition from both local communities and the mining ministry in hi...


Talons out for the opposition

After excluding all credible opposition candidates, President Patrice Talon won another five years in office with 86% of the vote, according to provisional results released as Afri...


Access denied

More than a million people have been driven from their homes by the insurgency of Jama'at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) and other armed...


Tema players

Calls from transport and logistics experts are growing for a renegotiation of the terms of business between Meridian Port Services and the government in the wake of Africa Confiden...


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