Topic: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
Africa has 12 percent of the world's population, but uses only 3 percent of its electricity. Infrastructure is the primary challenge to getting more Africans on the grid.
A decade ago, many African economies seemed locked in stagnation. Now they are booming, and Gulf investors are moving in to take advantage of the growth.
The Southern African Development Community will not call on Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to cede power. But by insisting on fair elections, it may push Mugabe into a corner nonetheless.
06/10/2011 12:05 pm
As Zimbabwe's Prime Minister embarks for Europe and the US to ask for more aid, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir – who is wanted for war crimes – was hosted by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
06/08/2009 01:00 am