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Trump and Africa

A selection of articles reflecting on what President-elect Donald Trump might mean for Africa.
Margaret C Lee Africa's World Trade

Book Review: Africa’s World Trade: Informal Economies and Globalisation from Below

Jamie Hitchen says that Margaret Lee's account goes beyond much of what has been written on Sino-African relations, extending debates about informal economies into a global context.

Book Review: The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules & Making Change in Modern Africa

Capturing an understanding of kanju (a specific creativity born from African difficulty) is the theme that runs through Olopade’s excellent take on Africa’s informal sector, says Jamie Hitchen.