Capitalism and Resource Nationalism in Africa

In recent years governments across Southern Africa have targeted foreign investors, increased taxation on mining companies and enacted indigenisation. In this blogpost, Alex Caramento and Richard Saunders investigate the social forces currently shaping resource nationalism…

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Lawyer sues Safaricom, Airtel over data bundle expiry

Lawyer and ICT practitioner Adrian Kamotho has sued telecommunication operators in Kenya for irregularly depriving consumers of their unused data bundles. In a complaint filed before the Communications and Multimedia Appeals Tribunal of Kenya, Mr…

Mugabe – A warrior has fallen

By Baffour Ankomah former Editor of New Africa magazine. —————– Today is a sad day. One of Africa’s greatest warriors is gone. Robert Gabriel Mugabe who stood unbowed for 17 years as the collective might…

Emerging challenges face Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area

One of Africa’s flagship initiatives for integration, the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), recently signed faces challenges at the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) level, especially in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) writes *Sylvester Bagooro….