Domestic politics in Guinea-Bissau and São Tome and Principe has become more turbulent in the last few years. With new governments in both countries, tension has increased significantly over the last few months and, in unusual fashion, deals with China have been used as a weapon.
H24 April 2019
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing approve a request by Macau Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng to resign from the nation’s top legislature clearing the way for his bid for chief executive of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR).
M16 April 2019
With Macau nearing the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) at the end of this year – 20 years after Macau’s administration was returned by Portugal to China – there is a growing number of voices who have been calling for changes in the government structure at high level
R15 April 2019
Recent attacks in northern Mozambique suggest that the capture and prosecution of alleged militants in the region last year has failed to solve the problem. Workers related to the emerging liquefied natural gas [LNG] industry have been attacked for the first time and foreign investors are concerned about the violence, while human rights NGOs are worried about the tactics they have employed.