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• Nigeria The cereal entrepreneurs • Rwanda An opposition stands up • South Africa Is theDAdoing good in PE?

N° 91•JUNE 2017

Clockwise from left: IbukunAwosika, Rita Zniber, TabithaKaranja, Maria Ramos

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50 women shaking up business dealmakers

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Trio fortroubled times 06 LETTERS 07 THEQUESTION

BRIEFING 10 SIGNPOSTS 12 PEOPLE 14 INTERNATIONAL 15 CALENDAR 16 OPINION

WilliamGumede,South Africanacademicand author

FRONTLINE 18 NAIROBI

Theeastern gateway Betweennew investorsand old money,the burgeoning city will have to tacklemounting pressureoninfrastructureand alackofhousing

POLITICS 26 SOUTH AFRICA

Battleground: Nelson Mandela Bay Afterits triumph inthe Eastern Cape,the DA is nowdealing witha fractious coalition 30 SOMALIA

Atipping-point talk in London 32 INTERVIEW

Mo Ibrahim, founderofthe Mo IbrahimFoundation 34 DRC

CannyKabila 38 ANANSI

Twomen and twowars

COUNTRYFOCUS 39 RWANDA

Campaign season Despitethe government’s low tolerancefor dissent,opposition partiesare slowlygaining ground in theEastAfrican nation

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BUSINESS 56 BUSINESSWOMEN

Star dealmakers TheAfricaReport’s exclusive list shinesalight on thewomenleadersshaking up business in Africa 64 LEADERS

RobDavies, ministeroftrade and industry, SouthAfrica 66 ZIMBABWE

Indigenisation intrigues 68 HEALTH

Pharmaceutical futures 70 FINANCE

SAPO’s bankingambitions 71 HANNIBAL

AGRIBUSINESS DOSSIER 72 Paddiesofpromise

ThericeindustryinNigeria is showingsignsoffuturesuccess, butithasalong waytogo 75 INTERVIEW

AdeAdefeko, vice-president, corporateand government relations, Olam 76 TEA

Purple shoots of progress 80 ETHIOPIA

Seeking an endtothe starvation cycle

ART&LIFE 82 INTERVIEW

Stonebwoy Theaward-winning Ghanaian dancehall artist shares his inspiration,influencesand the importanceofspirituality 86 BOOKS

Decolonisingthe literary landscape 88 LIFESTYLE

Maliansinger Inna Modja 89 TRAVEL

Thewhite walls of Algiers 90 DAYINTHE LIFE

Ntsiki Biyela,the first blackfemale winemaker in SouthAfrica