Saudi Arabia is hosting its first ever Africa Summit, underscoring Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's (MbS) growing focus on African affairs.
Meeting with Turkish counterpart Erdogan produces no tangible sign that Moscow is preparing to budge on allowing Ukrainian ships safe passage.
The vote is tantamount to a referendum on Emmerson Mnangagwa, who seeks a second term after, critics say, failing to steady the economy, stem inflation, or halt the flight of its people abroad to find work.
Zimbabwe is preparing to launch a central bank digital currency (CBDC), its latest effort to come up with a viable national currency and contain inflation.
While Zambia has the outlines of a new debt beginning, Zimbabwe has yet to begin to dig out from political and financial choices that have isolated it from global capital markets and its own people.