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Ethiopian droughts prompt hydro rethink

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will add 6,500 MW to generating capacity, but Ethiopia still needs to produce more power from wind and solar.

Pandemic offers chance to rethink future of airlines

For some African airlines the current crisis could prove fatal, but African Business editor David Thomas sees opportunities to strengthen the post-pandemic industry

The coronavirus pandemic has brought unremittingly bleak news for Africa’s airline industry.

Coronavirus changes everything for Africa

The immediate challenge may be enduring economic paralysis to protect health, but what sort of future can we expect when Africa emerges from the coronavirus pandemic?

Making the case for trade

As global trade tensions mount, the World Economic Forum is pursuing a range of practical initiatives to boost trade in Africa.

Africa braces for coronavirus fallout

Africa is particularly vulnerable to the spread of coronavirus, which has already infected over 75,000 and killed 2,200 in China.