DRC and Egypt increase diplomatic relations, and it appears to be all about water.
As the government seeks to ward off a looming recession, the Buhari government is faced with the seemingly insurmountable task of balancing a $15 billion state deficit. A key starting point is reform of the oil sector and the NNPC.
There is ongoing debate surrounding the Buhari-Tinubu relationship, and the influence the latter exerts over the President. Although some regard Tinubu a falling star, evidence suggests he is still a player.
As President Buhari pushes forward with his anti-corruption platform, observers ponder the the benefits of investigating the former President.
The 16 February strike against the postponement of Presidential elections was deemed a success by the opposition; but it is unlikely to impact Kabila’s glissement strategy.
CENI reported that it will not be possible for DRC to hold presidential elections scheduled for 27th November. Opposition and civil society have reacted accordingly.
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A September 2015 documentary reveals judicial corruption; an expose that will test the government’s resolve to clean house.
In the face of a deteriorating economy, the opposition NPP can regain the incumbency; but, can it overcome internal divisions to regain power?
While steady progress has been made to tackle corruption, Buhari turns to the economy in an attempt to wean Nigeria off its over dependence on oil proceeds.
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In comparison to other Sub-Saharan countries, the 2016 outlook for Nigeria is positive, with tentative optimism afforded to a reversal of its current political, economic and security woes.