A New ‘Scramble For Africans’: Once Continent’s Soaring Population Was Alarming, Today It’s A Big Opportunity. Why?

Africa is a continent about which many wildly different stories have been told. It has not always been provided the chance to tell its own stories.

What Would It Mean For Nigeria’s Economy And Balance Of Power If Ailing Buhari Were To Leave Office Abruptly?

A cynical view of the Buhari government’s reluctance to let the naira float could be that this would cost Nigeria its prized position as Africa’s biggest economy.

Paying The Hidden Price For DR Congo’s Conflict-Free Minerals: Trump May Be Right In Ending Ban

MMR, which enjoys a monopoly, has been buying Congo coltan for $20-24 per kilo, whereas one trader said he sold ore in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, a few months ago for more than $50 per kilo.