AfricaJeremy LuediComment

The growing need to protect Africa's cultural heritage

The world's first conviction for the destruction of cultural heritage demonstrates the growing threats facing Africa's historical and cultural legacies.

AfricaJeremy LuediComment
The growing need to protect Africa's cultural heritage

Sukuk bonds boom in West Africa

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.

Sukuk bonds boom in West Africa
Jeremy LuediBotswanaComment

Will 2019 make or break Botswana?

Botswana’s opposition will run a single candidate in 2019 in order to unseat the long-ruling BDP. The country’s political and economic future are at stake.

Jeremy LuediBotswanaComment
Will 2019 make or break Botswana?

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.

Kenya Votes 2017 – Bloody ghost of 2007 set for comeback