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King coal makes its grand return

The energy transition plans agreed in Africa at last year's UN COP26 climate summit are on hold due to Russia's war

South Africa's coal exports to the European Union have increased tenfold so far this month compared to last year as European utilities ramp up purchases amid efforts to replace Rus...

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Looking for funds as war disrupts trade

Food and fuel prices are undermining the region’s slow recovery from the pandemic, but commercial investment in farms and fin-tech is growing

Hit by surging food and fuel prices together with mounting debt service obligations, African finance ministers and central bankers will be pressing international financial institut...


Macronisme on trial – at home and abroad

African activists and politicians offer mixed reviews of President Macron's record but agree that his closest rival would be disastrous for them

Emmanuel Macron, who has been called France's 'first post-colonial president', is bidding for re-election after a first term in which colonial history cast a long shadow on policie...


Continental ties tested in a zero-sum game

Western diplomats in Africa are grappling with how to respond to the return of geopolitics after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

The rumbling crisis over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine has shown diplomats just how far Europe's relations with African states have deteriorated and how quickly both continents have...


Trade curbs and price spikes deepen food crisis

Big grain producers are imposing export controls and farmers face rocketing fertiliser costs

Without concerted international action about 400 million people, many in Africa, will face chronic food shortages due to disruptions after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, according t...


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