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All You Need To Know About Africa This Week

Senegalese petroleum minister Mansour Kane’s conversations with Nigerian officials on the development of the country’s nascent oil and gas sector forms part of a broader consultation across multiple interest groups to support the responsible and equitable development of the country’s resource potential. Senegal is under pressure to get major gas projects online ahead of other major projects in Qatar, Australia and Mozambique, as operators look to maximise benefit from an anticipated supply crunch.

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Powerful Tigrayan politician Debretsion Gebremichael’s warning to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed around perceived ethnic persecution brings a rumbling power-struggle out into the public domain. Since coming to power, Abiy has professed nationalist policies but has been focused both on reaching out to marginalised ethnic communities and breaking down the longstanding power of the dominant Tigrayan community, which has had sprawling influence over politics and business.

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First it was the private sector and increasingly it is the donors who are concerned with the trajectory of Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his government. Since coming to office in 2015, Magufuli has embarked on a laudable drive to improve government efficiencies and performance, and to stamp out corruption. 

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