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Sub-Saharan Africa Technology and infrastructure Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Is the sharing economy really good for Africa?

The sharing economy a la Uber and Airbnb threatens African businesses and society when imposed from outside: Made in Africa solutions are fighting back.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloc to Bloc: Will the EAC sign the European Union’s EPA?

The EU is unlikely to secure an EPA with the East African Community (EAC) as the bloc misses another deadline and rhetoric against the deal intensifies.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Could food shortages topple Tanzania?

Tanzania is facing growing instability, fueled by mounting concerns over emerging food shortages. The government is sending mixed messages, blaming the opposition for the shortages.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

A year on: Magufuli’s reforms and Tanzania’s economic outlook

Magufuli’s hard-line approach to governmental reform is dividing opinion. It is too early to see how his economic and political policies will impact Tanzania in the long-term. Last week the

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: EAC infighting highlights divisions, threatens EU trade deal

Divisions in the EAC over the EU EPA highlights problems in the bloc and competing developmental strategies; if the EAC cannot act as one, can it survive?

Future Generator Sub-Saharan Africa

Future Generator: The political climate stabilizes in Tanzania

The Tanzanian political environment will continue to improve until at least September 12. Here are three reasons why.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Tanzania’s new budget is ambitious, but will it be enough?

The recent Tanzanian national budget has quickly become one of the most talked-about in years. It is bold play by President Magufuli to imprint his vision.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Tanzania fiscally solid but lacks investments

Can the new government of Tanzania deliver the investments that its economy and people need?

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Tanzania’s 2016-2017 budget: The Magufuli legacy?

Can John Magufuli, one of Africa’s rising political stars, cement his reputation with his first budget?

Natural resources and energy Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Tanzania’s helium find risks greater instability over land

A new helium find will spur mining in Tanzania, yet this risks increasing tensions with indigenous communities over land rights, threatening investors.