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Hichilema's team steps on the gas

After successful talks in Washington DC last month, Zambia's treasury officials hope to finalise a US$1.4 billion Extended Credit facility with the International Monetary Fund by t...


Alarm grows over vote-rigging plans

Never has the ruling party faced as powerful an opposition as in the election due in August. But officials hope an oil bonanza will boost the party war chest

Falling living standards, mass unemployment and hunger mean the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) and its leader, President João Louren&c...

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Hichilema accused of 'losing focus’

The President's public appearances are criticised for fighting yesterday's battles instead of concentrating on rocketing prices and the debt burden

President Hakainde Hichilema gave a long and emotional press conference on 25 April further cataloguing his persecution by the previous government – which many critics believ...


War offers Ramaphosa more options

African mining and energy companies move into new markets and try to steer around sanctions on Russia

Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and western sanctions complicate strategy for some South African mining companies but other African companies are benefiting as Europe scrambles for al...


Gunning for Khama

The diplomatic rift between Botswana and South Africa is set to deepen after Gaborone charged its former President Ian Khama with illegally possessing arms with a messy extradition...


State relaxes grip on national freight

Private sector participation in the ailing rail freight network has been granted, signalling more privatisation to come

For the first time in its 160-year history, the national rail freight system, operated by state-owned Transnet Freight Rail, will open Its network to private operators. The news fo...


Ramaphosa heading for second term

The anti-corruption drive and the demise of powerful interest groups are set to change the face of the ANC

As the ruling African National Congress prepares for its elective conference in December, the focus is now on the contested slot of Deputy President, as rival factions fail to groo...


Nyusi tries to shake off the mud

The loans trial is over and an IMF deal is nearly final. The President wants a reset but he’ll need more than a ministerial reshuffle to clear the air

Now the proceedings against those charged with beggaring Mozambique's future by covertly borrowing US$2 billion are over, the main question is how far the public airing of the deep...


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