The best reference in African affairs.
The Africa Report is the international publication of reference dedicated to African affairs, anticipating economic and political changes in Africa and relied upon for the independent expertise in its surveys, sector reports and country focus in each issue.
In the October 2018 issue, our cover story considers the effect of new Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed, who, in a short few months, has upended the canons of Ethiopian politics, diplomacy and business. We turn our attention to South African politician Julius Malema, whose party, the Economic Freedom Fighters, are winning over the youth. Ahead of the 2019 Nigerian elections, the leading contenders line up to take on Buhari. Staying in Nigeria, we interview Abdul Samad Rabiu, the Nigerian billionaire founder of cement and rice conglomerate BUA Group, who outlines his ambitious plans to expand into new manufacturing lines. Our Angolan country focus considers how President Lourenço has dealt some big blows to the former ruling family and corrupt chief executives of state-owned entities. Our oil and gas dossier looks at LADOL’s logistics base in Lagos and Egypt’s gas boom. Our art & life lead story looks at South Africa’s gritty series, Tjovitjo, which breaks the mould of TV drama with its look, its storytelling and its township setting.