The United Kingdom has 2 years to secure trade deals outside the EU in light of Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May is looking to a defense agreement with Turkey as a first step.
In 2016, Nigeria experienced its first economic downturn in the last 20 years. Problems with oil production and bad loans in Nigerian banks may be leading to a currency crisis.
Countries in the Horn of Africa such as Ethiopia and Djibouti are developing rapidly thanks to foreign investment. China is the latest player putting troops into a crowded field to ensure the security of their investments in the region.
Megan Robinson examines how oil shapes international relations.