September 29, 2017

Africa Update: ANC infighting to hit South Africa growth: Fitch

South Africa’s economic growth will be significantly hampered by increasing political uncertainty in the run-up to the ruling African National Congress’s leadership contest in December, Fitch […]
September 28, 2017

World Update: Chancellor Angela Merkel and her staying power

For the fourth time, Angela Merkel has won election as Germany’s Chancellor. Ajibola Amzat (Features Editor) examines the factors that have sustained her relevance in German […]
September 28, 2017

Africa Update: Court orders South African political parties to disclose private funding

South Africa’s political parties should be required to disclose the source of their funding, a court ruled on Wednesday, potentially exposing the patronage networks that have […]
September 28, 2017

Africa Update: Ghana GDP growth rises to 9.0% in Q2 2017

Ghana’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth was 9.0 percent in the second quarter of 2017 compared to 6.6 percent in the previous three months, the statistics […]