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13 Nov
Lebanon is once again caught in a regional rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran. A diplomatic row with the Gulf states could add to the country's political instability and economic crisis.
12 Sep
The ECOWAS bloc called on Guinea to return to "normal constitutional order" after President Alpha Conde was deposed in a coup by special forces.
4 Aug
Among ordinary people in Tunis, the economic crisis and coronavirus pandemic have fueled poverty and discontent. With the recent political turmoil in Tunisia — many fear their livelihoods may take an even harder hit.
19 Jul
On July 19, most of the UK will remove pandemic restrictions. The economy is expected to temporarily benefit, as all businesses can operate normally again. But there are risks amid concerns over the delta variant.
14 Jul
Pharmacies in Lebanon have gone on an indefinite strike. Drug importers have warned they are running out of hundreds of drugs, as the country's central bank has failed to pay overseas suppliers millions of dollars in dues. This, coupled with fuel shortages and power cuts which can last up to 22 hours a day, has resulted in the situation in Lebanon going from bad to worse. Haddak Men B3id is an organisation on the ground that aims to end food insecurity. We talk to its co-founder Gaelle Matar in Beirut.
22 May
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, Chief of the African Development Bank Group talks discusses the financing Africa needs to strategise its economic bouncebank from the pandemic.
22 May
France is due to hold a summit for selected African heads of state to spur economic growth in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts differ on the guest list and conference expectations citing reality on the ground.
5 May
Madagascar is facing a second deadly wave of Covid-19, as the South African variant spreads across the island nation. In the past month, almost 13,000 infections and 250 deaths have been recorded, according to official figures that likely represent a vast underestimate. The situation is spiralling out of control and has been worsened by shortages of oxygen and medicine, with hospitals overwhelmed. Meanwhile, the authorities are downplaying the gravity of the situation. The first vaccines are due to arrive at the end of the week in Madagascar. Our correspondent Gaëlle Borgia reports.
19 Jan
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18 Jan
Tunis and at least five other Tunisian cities saw violent demonstrations linked to the 10-year anniversary of the Jasmine Revolution that ousted the country's longtime ruler.
5 Jan
Worries about wealth conservation and border closures in times of political unrest have set the trend for high-net-worth Nigerians to attain a second passport. With a second passport at hand, Nigerians can dramatically increase their personal and economic freedom. Industry trends show that having dual citizenship – or even multiple citizenships – is an essential step to internationalising life.
28 Aug 2020
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