"We know very well that Africa’s transformation won’t come because of what’s done from the outside; its citizens must demand change for themselves, and are increasingly doing so," writes Michael Elliott.
Despite the West's threats of "consequences", there has been limited response to Kenya's election of an ICC indicted president
Scaling up financing from the traditional sources of taxes, government borrowing, and aid will not be adequate to successfully address Africa's infrastructure gap.
Elections head to a nail-biting finish as Kenyatta's lead falls below the 50 percent needed for outright win
As African countries are courted by new partners, governments should scrutinise investment treaties, writes Mahnaz Malik
With robust private sector growth in Africa’s most dynamic markets, the strength of commercial court systems is becoming a critical factor for forward-thinking investors
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Resource nationalism trends in Senegal, Guinea, Burkina Faso and South Sudan
African states have been involved in close to a hundred international arbitrations with foreign investors. More investment claims have been settled than upheld and more claims have been rejected than upheld.
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