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Demographic change brings down Africa’s veterans

Massive protests by the youthful populations of Algeria and Sudan have led to the downfalls of their ageing rulers, but fundamental reforms are still required in both countries

For millions of young citizens in Sudan and Algeria, the decades-long rule of presidents Omar al-Bashir and Abdelaziz Bouteflika was all they ever knew.…

Sudan: Lifeline for the banking sector

Sudan, one of the largest countries in the heart of Africa, has been struggling to stay afloat economically since the US imposed crippling trade and investment sanctions in 1997.…

Airlines hit by African foreign currency crunch

In October 2014, Emirates airline president Tim Clark revealed that the carrier would expand its coverage in Africa by adding 10 new routes by 2025, while boosting its jet fleet by 24 aircraft.…

Addis plays the long game

Over the last five years, Ethiopia’s diplomatic engagement with its East African neighbours appears to have taken on a new urgency with wide-ranging agreements on transport corridors and energy sharing.…