A series of photos from across Africa rounding up the news.
An August 2020 report finds that in rural areas minigrid connections can be significantly less expensive than state-run utilities but red tape is holding back their growth. David Thomas looks at the findings
Despite the optimism generated by a number of political transitions in recent years, research institute BTI finds little improvement in sub-Saharan Africa’s overall levels of democracy, economic management and governance. David Thomas reports
Covid-19 has brought Africa’s debt problems into sharp focus. A temporary suspension of debt payments is a good start but does not go nearly far enough, writes Liam Taylor
In an exclusive interview, the newly elected secretary-general of the AfCFTA Secretariat, Wamkele Mene, stresses that despite delay, the continent is still fully committed to the AFCFTA