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China-Ethiopia Relations
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The evolution of China-Ethiopia relations

Chinese direct investment in Ethiopia barely existed at the beginning of the century; it reached $1bn by 2014. Those ties are set to keep growing.

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Egypt pitches sub-Saharan Africa on revitalised ties

Egypt has made efforts to rehabilitate its image as an African state. That sales pitch may be working with its sub-Saharan neighbours.

Buhari  Somaliazation - Small
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Presidential candidate fears for the “Somaliasation” of Nigeria

Opposition presidential candidate conjures up images of a failed state in Nigeria as country awaits delayed elections.

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Africa looks to step up its dispute resolution capabilities

With increased levels of investment into Africa, the number of legal disputes in the continent is also on the rise - as is the business of arbitration for countries that want to capitalise into this specialty. 

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2015 a “complicated” year for elections across Africa

2015 is set be “remarkably stacked”, with nearly one in three African countries headed for major polls.

Eskom Teaser
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The Electrostate

If South Africa can’t kick its addiction to cheap electricity, it needs to find new ways of feeding it.

Nigeria election delay
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Nigeria: On the verge of political crisis?

A six week delay to volatile elections in Nigeria is further denting confidence in an economy already on a downward turn.

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Jonathan shifts blame for Nigeria poll delay onto electoral commission

President’s attempts to shift blame and bolster case for sacking independent commissioner could impact credibility of Nigeria’s democracy.

Joaquim Chissano
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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.

Graça Machel on women's empowerment in Africa

Graça Machel talks to This Is Africa about her work empowering women across Africa and globally on the side of the 2015 Skoll World Forum.

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