Jump to navigation

Displaying 61-70 out of 2324 results.

Central bank’s Cardoso faces policy fight

The radio silence from President Tinubu's economic reform team is unsettling financial bigwigs

Mystery surrounds the failure of the Central Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to meet since its new governor Yemi Cardoso was appointed in late September. Bankers don't like ...


    Vol 64 No 24 |
  • MALI

Junta falls out with its fanbase

The regime's split with the anti-French and pro-Russian Yerewolo – its biggest supporter – may have been provoked by links to Hizbollah

Fear of links to Iran and Hizbollah helped turn interim President Colonel Assimi Goïta's regime against its biggest domestic supporter, and to imprison its leader and harass o...


The Pademba putsch

The main beneficiaries of the failed coup against President Julius Maada Bio's government in the early hours of 26 November seem to be the 1,890 inmates sprung from the Pademba pri...


South-west bias claims weaken Tinubu's standing

The President is accused of stacking the cabinet and the military with his fellow Yoruba – and the critics are getting louder

The government's policy team has won plaudits internationally but at home it is struggling to reignite the economy and the burden of its reforms is hitting middle-class and poorer ...


    Vol 64 No 24 |
  • MALI

Much ado about Kidal

The junta's seizure of this key northern city from the Azawad coalition could create more problems than it solves

The victory of Forces armées maliennes (FAMa) and its Russian Wagner Group allies over the Coordination des mouvements de l'Azawad (CMA) for control of Kidal on 14 November ...


Will Tidjane Thiam's 'grand retour' succeed?

The former chief executive of Prudential and Credit Suisse is returning to national politics as presidential contender

A big choice faces the internal elections committee of the Parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI), the long-time ruling party now in opposition, as they prepare to...


Tinubu tightens grip, opposition regroups

Violence, low turnouts and blatant vote rigging raise doubts about the APC's latest state election victories

Such was the nature of the victories for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the off-cycle state governorship elections on 11 November in Kogi and Imo states, that they h...


Putting a LID on cocoa

Civil society groups are demanding that European Union lawmakers include a guarantee of minimum prices for cocoa producers in the latest agreement between the EU, Ghana, Côte...


Weah-Boakai election race tests 20-year peace settlement

In the closest election since the civil war, voters choose between the two front-runners in the presidential run-off

Regional stability and economic progress weighed heavily in the second round of the presidential elections as voters trooped to the polling stations on 14 November. The early signs...


Hedge fund-backed firm loses bet against Abuja

A judge in the London High Court has ruled against an award which could have cost Nigeria US$15 billion, but the shadow of corruption in the affair remains

'Victory is claimed by all,' said Tacitus, a historian of ancient Rome, 'failure by one alone.' His point resonates with the 23 October verdict in the case of Nigeria versus Proces...

READ FOR FREE

Displaying 61-70 out of 2324 results.