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Bibi rebuffed

A five-day Africa-Israel summit scheduled for 23 October in Lomé, Togo, has been postponed indefinitely after pressure from African governments and fears of a boycott. South Africa...


The EAC's used clothes

A ban on used jeans makes for an unlikely trade war. However, there are growing concerns that Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda will be among the first to feel the wrath of President Don...


No last trump for AGOA

While the new US leader remains uninterested in Africa, we take a look at prospects for the American version of 'trade not aid'

Few expect Africa to be a priority for President Donald Trump in view of his determination to put 'America First'. Though he has not yet unpicked any of Barack Obama's Africa-relat...


UK vote stalls trade talks

The British government's failure to get a mandate for a 'hard Brexit' leaves its plans for increased African trade on the back burner

The United Kingdom's shock election result on 8 June, which deprived Prime Minister Theresa May of her governing majority, is likely to alter radically her Conservative government'...


Friends in African places

Israel is working harder on improving relations in Africa than at any time since its 1970s' diplomatic push which was designed to isolate its Arab enemies. Prime Minister Benjamin ...


The great growth divide

With its biggest economies in the doldrums, the continent's fortunes will improve only slowly, say international financial institutions

The sharp division that has opened between Africa's mega-economies, such as Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt, and the much smaller but more dynamic ones, such as Côte d'Ivoire, Ethi...


Germany's turn to Africa

Merkel's government is putting Africa high on its agenda of actions to be taken during its G-20 presidency

Few would have expected Africa to be the focus of Chancellor Angela Merkel's leadership of the Group of Twenty, whose presidency rotates annually. Nevertheless, she will host a 'Hi...


Spinning Africa in Europe

AC follows its report on lobbyists in Washington with a survey of 'reputation managers' active in London and Brussels

Located within walking distance of the European Union institutions, Rue Belliard is the Brussels equivalent of Washington DC's K Street and the centre of the lobbying industry in E...


Finding Africa on K Street

AC surveys some of the African governments spending big on political lobbyists to polish their images in Washington DC

The cost of political lobbying by American consultants on behalf of African governments and politicians is a tiny proportion of the billions of dollars spent by corporations, gover...


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