But countering China’s growing regional clout is proving to be an uphill battle.
Local officials are inflexible about implementing Beijing’s orders.
As the country’s water reserves run low, tensions are running high.
Libyans, among others, are sick of the Russian mercenaries.
West African Leaders Are Rolling Back Democratic Gains
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Aanu Adeoye is a Johannesburg-based Nigerian journalist covering politics, technology, and development in Africa.