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Should development trump democracy?

The Chinese model of state-led development is seen by many as the way to bring greater prosperity to Africa, but can it be relied upon to deliver?

How much does Trump care about Africa?

Africa is not high on the priority list for the US president, but given his approach to foreign policy, such indifference may not be a bad thing.

Can South Africa afford free higher education?

President Zuma has unveiled a plan to make higher education free for poor students, but with the country’s budget already under pressure this risks causing big financial strains.

A brighter year for mining?

With the world economic situation improving, the prospects for Africa’s minerals are looking up.