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Dangers of big oil spending cuts are visible in Angola’s slump

The decline of Angola, from being Africa’s top crude producer five years ago to barely pumping more than war-torn Libya today, shows the heavy toll of a slump in oil-industry investment. 

The nation’s production has fallen by more than a third since 2015, when international oil companies started slashing investment in response to a plunge in crude…

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Is Ethiopia coming together or falling apart?

Abiy and his Amhara supporters are in the ascendancy - but Ethiopia’s future is by no means assured. Nominally in an effort to restore law and order, the federal government led by Ethiopia’s peace prize-winning premier is engaged in a brutal conflict with the defiant erstwhile leaders of Tigray region. 

Tens of thousands of refugees have fled, militias…

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The convenient death of an inconvenient environmentalist

On January 11, as a result of a tragic accident Kurt Willy Oddekalv, the world renowned ecologist and activist, died. He  was the founder and head of the Norwegian Environmental Protection Organisation (Norges Miljøvern Forbund) and the environmental organization Green Warriors of Norway.

On Monday evening, while walking on ice on Lake Bahusvatnet…

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Angola: Could Isabel dos Santos make a comeback?

More than 700,000 leaked documents were made public a year ago by Rui Pinto, a Portuguese hacker and whistleblower who is currently under house arrest in his home country. They included emails, contracts and memos proving how, for years, the eldest daughter of Angola's longtime President Jose Eduardo dos Santos enriched herself with illegal…

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Can Zimbabwe take advantage of Africa’s new free trade zone?

Many African countries - including Zimbabwe - have pinned their hopes for economic renewal on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement that came into force on 1 January 2021.

The AfCFTA – initially set to commence on 1 July 2020 but delayed due to the coronavirus – seeks to boost intra-Africa trade.

As of December 2020, 54…

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