A tight race, political posturing on both sides, and reports of fraud across the country suggest that the struggle to determine Nigeria’s next president is just getting started.
The shutdown of Pan African Minerals’ manganese mine at Tambao has some mining companies on edge ahead of new regulations in Burkina Faso. Yet new laws could well be a boon for the industry.
Nigeria’s Boko Haram has joined the growing list of regional terrorist outfits pledging allegiance to Islamic State. But just how sustainable is the partnership?
It will take more than a Canadian military training mission and an undermanned regional coalition to contain the spillover effects of Boko Haram in the Sahel.
Production disruptions, the spread of Islamic State, and two governments hanging on by a fiscal thread – Libya is descending into anarchy. But that hasn't stopped Italy’s Eni and other producers from keeping the oil flowing.