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Former president calls for unity through Mozambique’s fraught transition

“Nothing can substitute peace, there cannot be development without peace, and this is very obvious in the case of Mozambique.”

Filipe Nyusi
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Mozambique’s power shifts with new government

As the locus of power shifts from south to north in the country’s new government, new elites may scramble to control the nascent gas sector.

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Cheap oil: Who are the winners and losers in Africa?

The recent free fall in oil prices is creating winners and losers across the globe, and Africa is no exception.

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With ICC under fire, dropped charges against Kenyan president could fuel rivalries

Kenya’s president has hailed the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s decision to drop charges against him as a victory - but it could reopen divisions within the ruling coalition. 

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Tunisia’s economy slow to change, even as election shifts politics

Election results show that politically Tunisia has moved on since the revolution, but economically much of the old regime's system remains in place.

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Local perceptions at odds with disaster narrative on Ebola

New data from west Africa suggests locals are relatively satisfied with the international response to the Ebola epidemic.

Burkina Faso's Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida (L) shakes hands with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan
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Burkina Faso agrees to transitional government after president’s ouster

With the military in power and a transition framework on the table, it remains unclear who will step in to lead the west African country.

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Ebola response cannot be gender blind

Women stand to be disproportionately affected by the Ebola oubreak in West Africa. Gender needs to be a bigger part of the response.

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Perception risks from Ebola may hurt Africa’s economies

Could alarmist narratives about the Ebola epidemic damaging the region’s economies more than the disease itself?

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China’s economic bubble: what consequences for emerging markets?

China’s economy is expected to grow between 2.4 and 5 percent in 2015 - far lower than IMF predictions - with impacts on commodity exports from Africa.

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Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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