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Africa nervously eyes Trump’s trade war

After a phony war stretching to the earliest days of his presidency, Donald Trump fired off the loudest salvo yet in his trade battle with China in July.

Tariffs exacerbate US-South Africa rift

Four years into a presidency rich in bilateral visits, US President Barack Obama and his entourage finally landed in South Africa in June 2013.

Big read: Is Africa’s free trade area a pipe dream?

Six long years after the African Union’s decision to establish an African free trade area, policymakers met in Kigali this March to put their signatures to the most ambitious pact in the continent’s history.…

Blockchain disruptors set sights on Africa

From funding atrocities in Sierra Leone to fuelling civil conflict in the Central African Republic, few of Africa’s valuable resources are as closely tied to violence and war as the diamond.  …