As world leaders and global organisations wrestle with the geopolitics and economic strategy for Covid-19, Africa is now entering its 'second wave'. Is the continent ready to deal with what’s to come, and can lessons be learned from Tanzania’s approach? In the DRC, which continues to function amid all its tribal and militant tensions bubbling close to the surface, Laurent Kabila's real killer may have been found. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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Boko Haram's cruel hand has returned to torment parents in the north of Nigeria as 333 schoolboys were abducted, with Buhari's forces unable to stem the tide. The Western Sahara War has had the stakes raised as the Polisario Front has made a statement of intent regarding the occupation and liberation of Western Sahara. Abiy Ahmed, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, is now caught in talks with the ruthless TPLF in Tigray... is violence inevitable? Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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The Jihadi insurgency in north east Nigeria has executed dozens of farmers, and havoc has ensued as authorities seek to bring peace to the region. Abiy Ahmed, who was lauded as a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, is now struggling to stem the violence in Ethiopia... and is in fact becoming fuel to an already raging fire in the troubled East African country.  Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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How is it that the Bushiri family escaped the border control of South Africa, and can we take anything from the activities at Waterkloof military base around their return to Malawi? The violence in Ethiopia has the attention of the UN, can the horn of Africa find a peaceful resolution? Zambia became the first African country to go into sovereign default - what does this mean exactly, and what are the consequences? Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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A US citizen was rescued in Niger by Navy seals, and fortunately it seems there was no violence involved from the insurgents. If you are going to cover elections as a journalist or independent observer, there is an island in Africa which is near paradise and would be a dream getaway while you are at work. The Ivory Coast held its elections and it was the battle of the geriatrics. Could Ethiopia become a hydro-electric power juggernaut over the next few years? Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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As Guinea's citizens go to the polls, the international community looks on as Alpha Conde pushes for a worrisome constitution-altering third term. The ICC's Prosecution delegation arrived in Darfur this week to seek the extradition and prosecution of a man who has overseen one of the bloodiest regimes in recent history. The conflict in Libya has been escalated to courts in Geneva - the question now is, will peace be given a chance? Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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Is Africa seeing the second coming of colonialism in the form of loans from China? Three African countries including Kenya, Angola and Zambia have a combined debt of $143 billion to the Eastern power, and Kenya seems to be on track to default on payment. The Blue Nile Dam is possibly the biggest African story in 20 years, with the geopolitical ramifications for Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia being considered by the White House and UN Security Council. As Kenya enters a delicate political time, the tragic mall attacks seem to be coming to court within the coming week, and that act of terror may finally be laid to rest. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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Sudan has been removed from the terrorist list by the United States of America, meaning the country can see itself into the global economy and remove the shackles of al-Bashir's ill-fated regime. The WHO is extending a courtesy to African remedies pertaining to Covid-19 health, but that will come with strict protocols. Mozambique is under Jihadi insurgency, and there isn't a pretty end in sight for its citizens. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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