Unless deep-rooted socioeconomic and security issues are addressed, Africa’s development miracle risks being derailed. Nowhere is this truer than with the G5 countries in the Sahel.
Security and development deficiencies lurk behind many of the factors that are keeping Nigeria’s energy sector from realizing its considerable economic promise.
COVID-19 is upending local security dynamics in some of the most vulnerable parts of Africa.
Africa’s largest oil exporters are not in a position to weather the massive price disruptions wrought by COVID-19 and Saudi-Russian acrimony.
The peace process involving Mozambique’s rival political factions is at risk of breaking down, with development of its substantial energy resources hanging in the balance.
Alleged improprieties unearthed by the BBC might be a case of doing more harm than good.
Africa’s second-biggest oil exporter is running out of money.
Boko Haram is taking advantage of the poverty and food insecurity in northern Nigeria to stage a comeback.
A failure to tackle the root causes of underdevelopment could spark a new wave of violence in the Niger Delta.
What was once a supply-side phenomenon is now being aggravated by falling global demand, meaning lower oil prices and even more pain for long-suffering oil producers.