Ethiopia PM’s diaspora tour: diplomatic, economic and unity dividends

Introduction – Abiy’s fast-paced reforms Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Africa’s youngest political leader, achieved in 100 days what even opponents could not believe was possible in a country rocked by anti-government protests for months prior. It was in March 2018 when after weeks of speculation, the ruling Ethiopia People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) finally […]

Insights into Theresa May’s trip to South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria

British prime minister, Theresa May will begin her maiden trip to the African continent on Tuesday in South Africa, before heading to Kenya and Nigeria, the other economic powerhouses in the region. May, who is leading the United Kingdom through a chaotic transition as they seek to leave the European Union, is on a mission […]