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People to watch,key dataand analysis toguideyou through the political and economicyear ahead

54 country re por ts www.theafricareport.com

Double issue

N° 86•DECEMBER2016-JANUARY 2017

INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Africain

2017

GROUPE JEUNE AFRIQUE

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DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA

TOGO 2017

Abusiness capital and land of opportunity Togo has been investing heavily in recent years to provide businesses with the physical and administrative infrastructure necessary for their growth. Lomé,anAfrican financial and business capital, can also count on its modern port, now indispensable because of its strategic location inamarket of 300 million people.

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27 frontline

10 7 art&life

118 county profiles

06 Editorial

Pluralismagainstpopulism 08 lEttErs 10 opinion

ElnathanJohn 14 QUiZ

16 questionson2016 16 yEar in imagEs

FRontLIne 27 WhatliEs ahEad

Africa in 2017 From technological game-changers to keyleadershipshiftsin South Africa,the DRC andKenya 45 calEndar 46 opinion

ComfortEro&ElissaJobson poLItIcs 48 nigEria

The12labours of Buhari Like thefabledHercules, thepresident faces gargantuan challengesashetries to stabilise thecountry anddrag the economybackintothe black 54 opinion

CrystalOrderson

56 soUth africa

Tugofwar at theANC 58 flashpoints

Keep your eye on these hotspots 60 opinion

Nana-AmaDanquah

Focus 67 East africancommUnity

Breakingbarriers Intraregionaltrade is booming, butdeep-rooted concernsabout Kenyandominance continue to plague itsrival Tanzania

BusIness 82 WhErEtoinvEstin2017

In search of growth If governmentsremove obstacles, thereishuge productivity to be unleashed in theagribusiness, manufacturingand tech sectors 92 profilE

Akinwumi Adesina, president of theAfricanDevelopment Bank 96 innovation

Hacking Africa’s infrastructure 98 nigEria

Miningfor diversity the africa report • n° 86 • december2016-january2017

ARt& LIFe 108cinEma

Genevieve Nnaji TheformerNollywood actorhas alove-haterelationship with the industr y. She isnow writingand producingfiilms as part ofanew waveofNigeriancinemathatgoes beyond theNollywood clichés 112looking ahEad

Aguide to 2017 116rEviEWs

What we lovedin2016

countRypRoFILes Your indispensable guide to thecrucial economic andpolitical events,across Africa’s 54 countriesthroughout2017. Andmeetthe womenand menmaking ithappeninour people-to-watch pages 118introdUction 123soUthErnafrica 143East africa 163cEntral africa 177WEstafrica 199northafrica

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