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#107/April-May-June 2019

03 EDITORIAL 06 MAILBAG 08 COFFEE WITH THE AFRICA

REPORT / Bob Collymore 10 THE QUESTION 12 Q2/April 14 Q2/May 18 Q2/June

63 EAST AFRICA FOCUS Policymakers arenot yetlooking at themanyconcernsofbusinessand ordinary citizens in ordertoavoid th ep it fa ll st ha th av eh ob bl ed o th er integration projects

FEATURES 22 PROFILE/Ramaphosa’sdestiny Aheadof8May’s generalelections The Africa Report talkstoclose contacts of thepresidentoverthe yearstobuildapicture of theman who says he can getSouthAfricaout of itscurrent mess

36 INVESTIGATION/Nigeria’sbillion-dollar oil scandal An investigationinNigeria hasturnedintothe country’s biggestcorporate briberycase, with nineexecutivesfrom Eniand Shellnow ontrial in Milan

48 WIDE ANGLE/The youth wave Sudan streetprotests,BobiWine, #FeesMustFalland #NotTooYoungToRun– ademographic tide is pushingbackagainst outdatedpoliticians,sohow long before thebulwark crumbles?

56 DEBATE/IsMagufuli’seconomic nationalism working? Thethreatofa $190bn taxbillbecamea$300m payment. The Africa Report looksintowhetherthe Tanzaniangovernment’s barnstormingstyle will revolutionisethe economy or scareawayinvestors

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86 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL AFRICANS TheAfricaReport’s inaugural rankingof thetop Africans who controlthe levers of poweracrosspolitics, business andthe arts: from billionaire barons to unpredictable peacemakersand soft-powersuperstars

122 INSIDE BAYELSA Newprojectsare taking rootinthe Nigerian stateafter yearsof despoliation

146 LOGISTICS DOSSIER Ethiopia hashigh hopes forexports,and hasmadeimproving logisticsapriority

156 ART&LIFE Africandesigners are in thelimelight when BlackHollywood stars choose their labels for redcarpetceremonies

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