African Union

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The new scramble for Africa

The key concerns underpinning growth and development in Africa remain power, infrastructure, and education. This is despite concerns around the negative effects of Brexit and the potential the Africa Continental Free Trade Area presents.

International trade gang violence

Part of the reason why Huawei is blacklisted by the USA is that if Huawei builds the bulk of the world's 5G networks, it will have access to too much data which it could share with the Chinese government.

Drones and agriculture

The African Union along with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), have published a report that looks at drone usage in agriculture in Afrika. Titled "Drones on the horizon: Transforming Africa's agriculture", the report provides contextualized review of drones as a vital precision agriculture-enabling technology and

China spied on the African Union through computers it donated

For a period of 5 years, China continued to spy on all electronic communications at the African Union's headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Chinese spy operation continued throughout this period without being detected until some network administrators at the AU's headquarters discovered it in January 2017. This is according