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Olusegun Obasanjo: “Buhari is the last of the Mohicans”

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• SouthAfrica: KZN, the kingmaker province • Sahel: Searching forAfrican solutions • Oil: Kenya’sburst pipe dream

N° 94•OCTOBER 2017

free and fair elections”t Raila Odinga

“Wewantthe UN to ensure

Nasapush for an overhaul of Kenya’s electoral commission

JEUNE AFRIQUEMEDIA GROUP

INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Algeria550 DA•Belgium €5.90•Canada CA$ 7.95•DRCongo US$9• Denmark60DK• DOM8€ Ethiopia 90 Birr•France €5.90•Germany €5.90•Ghana GH¢ 10•Italy €5.90•KenyaKES 410•Morocco 40 DH Netherlands €5.90•Nigeria800 NGN•Norway NK 70•Portugal €5.90•Rwanda RWF 6,000 Sierra Leone LE 15,000•South AfricaR40 (tax incl.)•Spain €5.90•SwedenSEK 70•Switzerland 9.90 FS Tanzania TZS 10,000•Tunisia 5.4 DT•Uganda UGX 10,000•UK£4.50•United States US$ 6.95 Zambia 48 ZMW•Zimbabwe US$4•CFA Countries 3,500FCFA•Euro Zone €5.90

Odinga: “Wewant the UN to ensurefree andfairelections”

• SouthAfrica: KZN, the kingmaker province • Sahel: Searching forAfrican solutions • Obasanjo: “Buhari is the last of the Mohicans”

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Making it in Nigeria

Eastern Nigeria’sindustrial revolutionaries are not waiting on Abuja

N° 94•OCTOBER 2017

WESTAFRICA EDITION

Algeria550 DA•Belgium €5.90•Canada CA$ 7.95•DRCongo US$9•Denmark 60 DK •DOM8€•Ethiopia 90 Birr•France €5.90 Germany€5.90•Ghana GH¢ 10•Italy€5.90 • Kenya KES 410•Morocco 40 DH•Netherlands €5.90•Nigeria 800 NGN•NorwayNK70 Portugal€5.90•Rwanda RWF 6,000 • Sierra LeoneLE15,000•South Africa R40 (tax incl.)•Spain €5.90•SwedenSEK 70 Switzerland 9.90 FS•Tanzania TZS 10,000 • Tunisia 5.4 DT•Uganda UGX 10,000•UK£4.50 •United States US$ 6.95•Zambia 48 ZMW Zimbabwe US$4•CFA Countries 3,500FCFA • Euro Zone €5.90

JEUNE AFRIQUEMEDIA GROUP

Odinga: “Wewant the UN to ensurefree andfairelections”

• LNG: Floating gasproject forMozambique • Sahel: Searching forAfrican solutions • Obasanjo: “Buhari is the last of the Mohicans”

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South Africa

N° 94•OCTOBER 2017

The Kingmaker Province

Proxiesbattle for Ramaphosa and Dlamini-Zuma nominations in ANC crucible

JEUNE AFRIQUEMEDIA GROUP

SOUTHERN AFRICA EDITION

Algeria550 DA•Belgium €5.90•Canada CA$ 7.95•DRCongo US$9•Denmark 60 DK•DOM8€•Ethiopia 90 Birr•France €5.90 Germany €5.90•Ghana GH¢ 10•Italy €5.90•Kenya KES410•Morocco 40 DH•Netherlands €5.90•Nigeria 800 NGN•NorwayNK70

Portugal €5.90•Rwanda RWF 6,000•SierraLeone LE 15,000•South Africa R40 (taxincl.)•Spain €5.90•Sweden SEK 70

Switzerland 9.90 FS •Tanzania TZS 10,000•Tunisia 5.4 DT•Uganda UGX 10,000•UK£4.50•United States US$6.95•Zambia 48 ZMW

Zimbabwe US$4•CFA Countries 3,500FCFA•Euro Zone €5.90

06 EDITORIAL SecondComing in SouthAfrica 08 LETTERS 10 THEQUESTION

BRIEFING 12 SIGNPOSTS 14 PEOPLE

CharlesBrumskine &GeorgeWeah, Liberia 16 INTERNATIONAL 18 CALENDAR 20 OPINION

StephenChan, professorof international studies,School ofOriental&Asian Studies

FRONTLINE 22 SAHEL

Breeding insecurity Root causes of theincreasing instabilityand fragility inaregion alreadybuckling underthe strainofconflict andterrorism

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POLITICS 28 SOUTH AFRICA

Thekingmaker province KwaZulu-Natal’s crucialrole in theracetochooseanew ANC presidentinDecember 37 KENYA

Back in thegame 40 INTERVIEW

RailaOdinga, presidential candidate,Nasa, Kenya 42 NIGERIA

Kaduna,acitydivided 44 ANANSI

Testing Ouattara’s legacy

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COUNTRYFOCUS 49 NIGERIA

Wisemen in theeast Thecountry’snew industrial revolutionaries areonaquest to propel Enugu onapath to economic renaissance

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BUSINESS 66 THEBIG FOUR

Whoauditsthe auditors? Corruption andstate capture inSouth Africa expose the opaque role of topauditing firmsinthe enginerooms of globalcapitalism 72 INTERVIEW

João BoscoMonte, president,BrazilAfrica Institute 74 LEADERS

Benedict Oramah, president, Afreximbank 78 SOUTH AFRICA

Tourismneeds to tryharder 80 FINANCE

Another Elastoplast and no solution 81 HANNIBAL

OIL&GAS DOSSIER 82 Kenya’spipe dream

Thegovernment’s pledge to begin oilproduction by 2017 is in limbo, andhuge infrastructure gaps will create furtherdelay 85 INTERVIEW

JubrilWale Tinubu, GroupCEO,Oando 86 MOZAMBIQUE

Aresourcerevolution delayed

ART&LIFE 90 PHOTO ESSAY

Aqueen serene Thepeople whotraveland work aboard theYapei Queencargo vessel on Ghana’sVoltaLake 94 NEIGHBOURHOODS

Broken promises 95 LITERATURE

Writing ourstruggles in indelibleink 96 TRAVEL

Sustainableand affordable travel options in Kenya 98 DAYINTHE LIFE

Wasterecycler El HajDiallo, Dakar

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