FIFA appointment shakes up African football

For some, the appointment of Fatma Samoura as “FIFA general delegate for Africa” offers the chance to resolve the controversies surrounding the Confederation of African Football (CAF), but for others it represents a hostile move, as David Thomas reports.…

Africa and the IMF after Lagarde

As the IMF chief prepares to step down in September to lead the European Central Bank, the fight for the fund’s next leader is on.