Divisions in the East African Community over the EU's Economic Partnership Agreement highlights the problems in the bloc and its competing developmental strategies:if the EAC cannot act as one, can it survive?
Long under-serviced by Islamic finance, sub-Saharan Africa, and West Africa in particular is seeing a boom in sukuk bonds. West Africa is set to benefit from more intra-regional investment and increased interest from foreign Islamic investors.
Kenya Votes 2017 – Bloody ghost of 2007 set for comeback
Observers are hoping that Kenya’s 2017 election will not be an encore presentation of 2007; however, there are worrying signs that many of the risks which played a role in the 2007 crisis have not been addressed ten years on.