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Ukraine costs hit Whitehall aid budget

Former Aid Minister Andrew Mitchell to head the Development and Africa departments in London

The revelations that £4 billion (US$4.6bn) of Britain's £11bn development budget this year is likely to be spent within the country to house Ukrainian refugees, undersc...

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Truss and Ramaphosa try a crisis reset

Dogged by chaos and infighting at home, politicians in Whitehall and Pretoria could both gain from the state visit to London in November

The British and South African governments are both struggling to resolve serial political and economic crises. Against this backdrop, planning a state visit for President Cyril Ram...


Whitehall talks up its business aims

Liz Truss's government says its strategy will mean more trade and investment in Africa, but critics say there are fewer resources for the region

When she was Foreign Secretary a few months ago, Britain's new Prime Minister Liz Truss said her development strategy would pare back aid and promote business as a means to influen...


What will Truss mean for Africa?

Although she heads the most diverse cabinet in Britain's history, new prime minister Liz Truss has shown little interest in engaging with African states

When it emerged on 5 September that Britain's new Prime Minister Liz Truss was likely to appoint politicians of African descent to four of the most senior positions in her cabinet ...

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Win for Hain's Bain campaign

The Guptas and their allies enlisted big-name multinational firms in state capture and some are losing global business over their role

Britain's three-year ban on public sector contracts with Bain & Co, the world's biggest management consultancy, for its 'grave professional misconduct' in South Africa may be p...


ENRC tests Serious Fraud Office

A slew of court cases by Kazakh-owned Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation, aimed at stymying a bribery investigation, may be running out of steam. Now the critical question is w...


Gaps in Glencore's guilty plea

By pleading guilty in Britain and the United States to grand corruption and paying out some US$1.5 billion in penalties, commodity giant Glencore has been trying to draw a line und...


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