Winning streak for Ghanaian football academy

Ghana’s Right to Dream football academy is not only producing top players but also working to ensure their true value is recognised by European clubs. Will McBain reports

Locusts wreak havoc on East African agriculture

According to the World Bank, the current locust infestation will cost East Africa and Yemen $8.5bn this year. Charlie Mitchell reports on local and international efforts to stem the plague

Kenyan banks stable but lending frozen

Kenya’s banks are well capitalised and have good liquidity, but if they do not overcome their aversion to risk businesses will be starved of the credit they need to recover from Covid-19. Tom Collins reports

East African Community battles trade disruption

The East African Community is one of Africa’s most integrated regional blocs, but the Covid-19 pandemic has caused massive disruption to both its internal and external trade. Tom Collins reports

Independent panel’s findings should end AfDB dispute

An independent committee has dismissed allegations against AfDB president Akinwumi Adesina. David Thomas says that the decision leaves him and the Bank free to focus on their crucial work at a time of crisis