Paul Kagame has exercised firm personal control over Rwanda’s politics since becoming president in 2000.
The Rwandan model can't be replicated easily given that it depends heavily on political dominance and tight, centralised control of patronage networks.
Africa has the chance to innovate and grow, with the right policies and investment.
Calestous Juma believed that Africa needed an integrated science, technology and innovation framework. The continent can make this happen.
The bad news keeps piling up for South Africa’s economy.
South Africa has recorded two consecutive GDP contractions. What does it mean?
Growth accelerations in African countries have been short-lived. That might be about to change.
The risk following recently ended economic booms in Africa is that, due to insufficient planning and excessive optimism, the windfalls were wasted. But there are signs that Africa may be changing.