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  • David Thomas

    Editors’ Roundtable: South African Airways goes private

    We talk about South Africa's proposed deal to sell a 51% stake in South African Airways to a private consortium, the implications on the tech industry of Nigeria's surprise Twitter ban, and ask how Ethiopia will deal with the developing famine in Tigray.
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    Editors’ Roundtable: Force majeure

    We talk about the implications of Total's decision to call force majeure on its $20bn LNG facility in Mozambique amid a deadly insurgency, the disappointing Ethiopian telecoms auction, what Africa can learn from India's disastrous Covid-19 crisis, and whether Africa's diamond market is again sparkli…

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In the July issue of African Business magazine, out now, we take an in-depth look at how Kenya is responding to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. With economic growth down and patient numbers on the rise, we analyse the political implications for President Uhuru Kenyatta as the race to succeed him at the 2022 elections hots up. We also talk to government ministers and leading CEOs about their plans for the crucial year ahead.