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Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Democracy in Africa: Challenges ahead as elections draw near

In the next months, a number of African nations will be going to the polls as current leaders reach their term limits. Over the last two decades, Africa has seen

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Is Burundi turning into another Rwanda?

Burundi is exposed to political and economic instability, and there is an ever-growing risk of ethnic violence. The upcoming elections will have an impact on regional security, as well. Land-locked

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

What will Sub-Saharan Africa look like in 2030?

According to the U.S National Security Council, Sub-Saharan Africa’s role within the global community will change dramatically in the mid-term future. A number of opportunities need to be fully embraced by

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

What lies ahead for the EAC?

While the EAC has made substantial progress, its future is threatened by multiple overlapping preferential trade agreements and plans for a larger continental economic community. Among developing countries, the East

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

East African Community moves toward a single currency

The East African Community (EAC) signed a Monetary Union Protocol at the end of last year, putting it on track to introduce a single currency by 2024. The East African Community,

Security Sub-Saharan Africa

DRC situation set to improve after M23 rebel surrender

The situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo has improved as international and domestic efforts come close to reaching a peace deal that would include the full surrender of the

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Ten African lions set to outrun Asia’s tigers

Rapidly growing African economies are the next frontier of booming growth and ripe for investment. Here are the ten most promising ‘African Lions’. When covering Africa, reports of poverty, violence,

Economics International

10 countries most improved in “Ease of Doing Business”

The top ten list of most improved countries in the new Ease of Doing Business report from the World Bank includes some surprising members. The World Bank has just put

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Rwanda now ripe for investment

Guest analyst Luca Winer profiles Rwanda’s current investment opportunities and looks at the ongoing challenges that could derail its economic growth prospects. Rwanda is landlocked, has few natural resources and

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Tourism is Booming in Rwanda

A landlocked country that is home to 11 million people and one of the world’s most infamous genocides may not be an obvious choice for your next dream vacation. But