In what the United Nations calls “a horrifying humanitarian and human rights disaster”, the fighting that erupted this past December in South Sudan has forced close to a half a million people to …

Joseph Tuto wants to stop running. Tuto (not his real name), originally from the Nuba region of Sudan, trains in 400m, 800m and 1500m races and has won medals in professional international competitions …

Libya’s civil war affected China’s considerable investment in that country; Michael Kan and Belinda Yan assess what Chinese investors will now do in relation to LibyaChina has always been an avid supporter …


Since Libya was last featured in the pages of The African Business Journal it has certainly treaded into the spotlight. While the past decades have seen the country move in and out of …

Once known as stable and relatively prosperous, Tunisia was also ruled with unforgiving authority. Despite this, no one expected the violent protests in Tunisia in December and January, changing the course and …

“Libya is an oil rich state committed to using that wealth to invest in other economies and develop its own infrastructure on a joint basis. It’s an obvious location for international law firms and other …

Since the country declared its independence from Italy on Christmas Eve, 1951, Libya’s history has been difficult to trace. Through years of fluctuation, it has above all been marked by a severe tension with the …