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Algeria’s justice is transitional but opaque politics seem permanent

The Algerian national football team’s first Africa Cup of Nations victory for 27 years fed a renewed sense of national pride, which has soared since 22 February following anti-government protests that led to president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s resignation and have maintained...

Moroccan pivot to Africa highlights limits and opportunities

Royal Air Maroc’s daily flight from Casablanca to Conakry is packed as Guineans return home and business travellers arrive, including Moroccans meeting King Mohammed VI’s call to expand the kingdom’s commercial footprint south of the Sahara. The airline’s expansion to make...

Zimbabwe talks the talk, but severe challenges remain

Zimbabwe provided one of the most impressive delegations to the 2019 Africa Energy Forum, where new energy and power development minister Fortune Chasi explained how a government committed to reform was working hard to reach its target of 11GW electricity generation capacity...

Sudanese standoff highlights shifts in geostrategic balance

The standoff between Sudan’s diffuse opposition movement and the military junta that replaced President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir in mid-April has deepened as both sides – each in their own way deeply divided – dig in. This could pose major problems for Africa and a creaking...