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Bio wanted more brio

As Julius Maada Bio reshapes his government in the wake of the disputed results of the 24 June election giving him a second term, his new team is dealing with the fall-out: both th...


Brewing up a legal storm

One of São Tomé's most important businesses, the Rosema brewery, is once again a bone of contention between politically influential local business owners Domingos 'Ni...


    Vol 64 No 15 |
  • MALI

Not much power to the people

State electricity utility Énergie du Mali is a crucible for political rivalries  and the sacking of its boss highlights a split  in the junta's ranks

As early as March, 'la canicule' (the heatwave) is at work, with temperatures peaking above 40 degrees Celsius until June, and with it demand for electricity for air-conditioning. ...


Naira politics rules – but the pace picks up

Federal lawmakers jostle to run the most lucrative committees in Abuja as accountability plummets

Nigerians are eagerly waiting to see President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's choice of ministers, likely to be announced in the next days, but he has already made many of key decisions that ...


    Vol 64 No 14 |
  • MALI

Did Moscow hotline end the UN mission?

The mercenary Wagner group will be the main beneficiary as international peacekeepers prepare to quit and jihadists step up attacks

Malian junta leader Col Assimi Goïta pronounced himself 'very satisfied' on his Twitter account following a lengthy phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on 14 June...


No last stand

Surprised relief greeted President Macky Sall's 3 July announcement that he will not seek a third term in next February's election – after months of insisting that he had the...


Tinubu's team looks for shock absorbers

Having chosen to push through radical reforms in the government's first weeks, officials are scrambling to address the political consequences

After the policy advisors around President Bola Ahmed Tinubu backed a shock therapy approach to ending fuel subsidies and floating the naira, their next priority is to cushion the ...


Political divide deepens

Justice minister Sidiki Kaba – a former head of the International Human Rights Federation – has dismissed critics of the tough crackdown on the protests that followed t...


Tinubu tries shock therapy on sluggish economy

Ending subsidies, selling oil assets and devaluing the naira are on the agenda as the new government goes for growth

Proclaiming the end of fuel subsidies at his inauguration on 29 May and his intention to merge the multiple exchange rates for the beleaguered naira, President Bola Tinubu signalle...

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