Kagame’s Next 7 Years, And The Path To Glory – Or Slippery Road To Heartbreak (Part II)






The potential quandary for Kagame is that Rwanda could become his “Hotel California” of which The Eagles famously sung: he can check out, but he can never leave.

Nigeria To Add 212 Million City Dwellers By 2050 – Equivalent To Present Population Of Germany, France And UK






In Benin’s capital Cotonou, Togo’s Lomé and Burkina Faso’s Ouagadougou the informal sector accounts for over 80% of non-agricultural employment.






Ethiopia Needs Its New Giant Dam, But The Price Is Burning Its Bridges With Egypt That Once Threatened War Over It






Ethiopia has already signed several power purchase agreements with countries in the region, including Djibouti, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan and Tanzania.






Africa’s Emerging Middle Class Insecure And Weak. The Real Powerbrokers Are Still Those At The Top Of Wealth Pyramid






Supposed middle class characteristics, like support for democracy, no stronger among African middle class than among the working or upper classes.