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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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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