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More on Air Blair

Tony Blair's secretive lightning tour of Africa in September and October included meetings with five presidents in four days, Africa Confidential has now been able to confirm, most...


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Multi-party rebellion against Johnson government's aid cuts

British government plans to cut £4 billion (US$5.5bn) from aid budget sparks protests from philanthropists and politicians

Civil society activists who joined forces with opposition MPs and Conservative rebels to force a parliamentary vote on 13 July on the British government's plan to cut its internati...

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Out of the shadows 

Although he wrote only two novels specifically on Africa, David Cornwell, pen name John Le Carré, who died on 12 December, was a colleague of and friend to many of those in ...


Brexit and a trade pipe-dream

Whatever happens in Britain's general election, the uncertainty over its trade policy, including ties with Africa, will continue next year

A win for the Conservatives in the election on 12 December would mean Britain's formal exit from the European Union early next year. That would be followed by years of trade negoti...

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Elephants in an angry room

Britain's royal family has been drawn into a political fight in Botswana over elephant poaching ahead of an international wildlife conference in London

Former President Ian Khama's supporters are accusing his successor Mokgweetsi Masisi of presiding over the mass slaughter of elephants by ivory hunters in Botswana. Until now Botsw...

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Trading on the fly

The latest leg of British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox's African charm offensive found itself overshadowed when his colleague International Development Secre...


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