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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

NIGERIA “Wehaveretakencontrol” Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says that the laxity of the PDPera is over, as he talkssecurity,educationand growth www.theafricareport.com

54 country reports

N° 106• DECEMBER 2018- JANUARY 2019

From left to right: King Mohammed VI, Muhammadu Buhari, Louise Mushikiwabo,

Abiy Ahmed, Vladimir Putin, Christine Lagarde, Cyril Ramaphosa,

João Lourenço, Donald Trump, Xi Jinping,

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Angela Merkel.

Peopleto watch,key dataand analysis to guide you through the political andeconomic yearahead

54 country reports www.theafricareport.com

N° 106• DECEMBER 2018- JANUARY 2019

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INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Algeria 550 DA•Belgium€5.90• Canada CA$ 7.95•DRCongo US$9•Denmark60DK•DOM8€•Ethiopia 90 Birr• France €5.90•Germany€5.90• Ghana GH¢10• Italy€5.90• Kenya KES 410•Morocco40DH•Netherlands €5.90• Nigeria 800 NGN•Norway NK 70•Portugal €5.90• Rwanda RWF 6,000•South AfricaR40 (tax incl.)•Spain €5.90• SwedenSEK 70•Switzerland 9.90FS• TanzaniaTZS 10,000•Tunisia 5.4DT•Uganda UGX 10,000• UK £4.50 • United StatesUS$ 6.95 • Zambia 48 ZMW•Zimbabwe US$4• CFACountries 3,500FCFA•EuroZone €5.90

EXCLUSIVEINTERVIEW

“Wehaveretaken control”

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says thatthe laxity of the PDP era is over, as he talks security,education and growth

JEUNE AFRIQUEMEDIA GROUP

NIGERIA EDITION

Algeria 550 DA•Belgium€5.90• Canada CA$ 7.95•DRCongo US$9•Denmark60DK•DOM8€•Ethiopia 90 Birr• France €5.90•Germany€5.90• Ghana GH¢10• Italy€5.90• Kenya KES 410•Morocco40DH•Netherlands €5.90• Nigeria 800 NGN•Norway NK 70•Portugal €5.90• Rwanda RWF 6,000•South AfricaR40 (tax incl.)•Spain €5.90• SwedenSEK 70•Switzerland 9.90FS• TanzaniaTZS 10,000•Tunisia 5.4 DT•Uganda UGX 10,000•UK£4.50• United StatesUS$ 6.95 • Zambia 48 ZMW•Zimbabwe US$4• CFACountries 3,500FCFA•EuroZone €5.90

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Thehuman factor 08 LETTERS 10 YEAR IN IMAGES 14 AFRICA IN 2019

Thenew worldorder and Africa 18 QUIZ

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Yemi Osinbajo, vice-president, Nigeria Osinbajodiscusseshow free-marketismdoesnot hold allof theanswers forNigeria, andhow theAPC government plans to winvoters 46 AFRICA IN 2019

Howtospota reformer 48 INTERVIEW

JuliusMaadaBio, President, Sierra Leone

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Tooclose forcomfort TheAfricaReport looksat thepromisesand performances of thetop twocontenders of theFebruary2019 presidential elections 62 INTERVIEW

Obiageli‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, presidential candidate,Allied Congress Party of Nigeria 66 PEOPLE TO WATCH

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Shingai Mutasa, majority shareholder, Masawara Holdings TheZimbabwean tycoon shares hishopes forthe country’s economyand thestrategies itsnew government mustadopt 78 AFRICA IN 2019

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RichardYoung,CEO, Teranga Gold Corporation

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Peju Alatise TheNigerian artist chronicles herreturntoLagos to open her ownfoundation 102LOOKING AHEAD

Aguide to 2019 106REVIEWS

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COUNTRYPROFILES Your indispensable guide to theeconomic,politicaland social events that will dominateAfrica’s 54 countriesin2019 108INTRODUCTION 112AFRICAIN2019

Howtomakeacontinental deal 115SOUTHERNAFRICA 135EAST AFRICA 155CENTRAL AFRICA 169WESTAFRICA 191NORTH AFRICA

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