Phillip Van Niekerk

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It’s time to give Zim back to the people

After all, the criminal web of cartels and thieves was well known already.
By Phillip Van Niekerk Apr. 8, 2023

Will ED walk the talk, make Zim great again?

The ruling Zanu PF party has dashed hopes before — remember the optimism in 2018 after Mnangagwa overthrew Robert Mugabe in a military coup?
By Phillip Van Niekerk Jun. 7, 2023

Dubai carbon trader buys up African forests — saving the planet or environmental colonialism?

Blue Carbon will initially take 70% of the sale price of the credits, with 30% left for Liberia.
By Phillip Van Niekerk Nov. 29, 2023

Behind the Baobab Curtain: Putin’s adventures are reshaping Africa

The split was a blow to Nigerian President Bola Tinubu, who became chairman of Ecowas only five weeks before the 26 July coup in Niger.
By Phillip Van Niekerk Feb. 16, 2024