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Cautious optimism in Africa’s mining sector

After five difficult years, some high-profile analysts think that 2019 could see an improvement in Africa’s mining sector, although much will depend on whether the US-China trade dispute is settled.…

OPINION: How can African governments trigger a green revolution?

Business as usual will not bring about agricultural transformation – African leaders must make some firm decisions at this year’s AGRF, writes Boaz Blackie Keizire – head of policy and advocacy at the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).…

Nurturing ‘grey matter’ is also infrastructure

Few Africans in the global leadership space are as instantly recognisable as the Senegalese Makhtar Diop, who as the head of the Africa Department at the World Bank over the past six years, placed the continent and its needs at the very centre of the organisation’s heart.