Jump to navigation

Dispatches

 

news by category: Dispatches

Found 321 articles.

Displaying 1-10 out of 321 results.

DISPATCHES

Qatargate probe turns the heat on Rabat

Belgium's judicial investigation into the bribery of European politicians is going beyond Qatar to include Morocco

It is the biggest probe into corruption in the European Union for over two decades and centres on claims that Qatar and Morocco bought influence in the European parliament. In the ...

READ FOR FREE

DISPATCHES

Museveni changes horses on mega rail project

A Turkish company takes the baton after corruption and political intrigue held back the grand plan for a rail link to Kenya

Uganda's Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project to construct a 273 kilometre line from Kenya's border town of Malaba to Kampala has been dogged by over-priced contracts, incompetent ...

READ FOR FREE

DISPATCHES

Beijing turns table on debt trap diplomacy claims

On his January swing through Africa, China's new foreign minister has scored with subtle diplomacy, dropping the wolf warrior tactics favoured by some of his colleagues

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang's remarks that multilateral lenders and commercial creditors should carry the biggest blame for the debt distress of some African states comes as ...

READ FOR FREE

DISPATCHES

Washington's K-Street lobbyists take on Hargeisa

Worried by Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi's bid to get the US to recognise his government as independent from Somalia, some clan leaders have hired advisors

The political and diplomatic battle between the federal government of Somalia and Somaliland has been given an unusual twist. Washington lobbyists, Von Batten-Montague-York, led by...

READ FOR FREE

DISPATCHES

How a truce in the trade wars boosts business

Making gradual reform moves at home, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has moved faster to mend fences in the region and boost her country's GDP growth

Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan's regional diplomacy is gradually resolving longrunning tit-for-tat trade disputes in the region in the first few months of her tenure, the...

READ FOR FREE

DISPATCHES

How the opposition is trying to pick up the pieces

Six months after its defeat in national elections, the Azimio coalition hasn't agreed on strategy or a new leader

The news that former president Uhuru Kenyatta will step down in February as the chair of the opposition Azimio la Umoja coalition has prompted fresh speculation that the coalition ...

READ FOR FREE

Displaying 1-10 out of 321 results.