Germany is caught between hard interests and soft values as it tries to find its way into the African market. But is Chancellor Angela Merkel's government doing enough?
Despite stepping down from office in January 2011, Lula has maintained his influence on domestic politics and the international scene.
Tsvangirai and Biti are fighting for the name and assets of the opposition party.
For those who grew up in the 1980s in Angola, it is impossible not to associate Brazil with the world of telenovelas. The television showed telenovelas at night, and this was a moment of fiction important in the life of almost everyone.
Nigerian political leaders have completed another round of training ahead of next year's national elections.
Ghana has been urged to consider adopting a promotional representation system of governance as opposed to the winner-takes-all approach to end polarisation along political lines.
Ethiopia has dismissed charges that it is providing any support to South Sudan rebels.
Container traffic through Kenya's biggest port grew by 12.8 percent in the first six months of the year after new cargo handling infrastructure was built to shorten the turnaround time...
Lagos State, Nigeria's commercial hub, now generates 12,000 metric tonnes of waste per day, exceeding the capacity of the state's waste management authority.
Rio Tinto has agreed to sell coal assets it bought through a $4 billion acquisition of Riversdale in 2011 for just $50 million to an Indian joint venture, ending its...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has scored an impressive first, as for the first time, since coming into power almost 30 years ago, he has lent support to family planning efforts,...
The main policy of the government's agricultural plan is the creation of 20 agro-industrial parks, but Kinshasa may have trouble attracting foreign investors.
After repeated calls to make Africa a priority, it is the hope of many that the 2014 US-Africa Leaders' Summit (ALS) will bring the United States and the African continent...
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) would like a local company to buy mines being sold by Anglo American Platinum but it will not try and influence the deal,...
A heightening financial squeeze is forcing Zimbabwe's administration to broaden its options for an emergency bail out and the country has now turned to Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime.
Ghana has denied allegations that it plans to privatise the State owned power utility as part of conditions to access an international loan.
Thousands of South African metal workers were expected to trickle back to work on Tuesday after a one-month strike by the largest union in the country following a wage settlement.
The International Monetary Fund said on Monday it will provide Morocco a $5 billion credit line to help the North African country pursue a reform agenda to achieve rapid and...
Sub-Saharan Africa is about to face a major shortage of teachers, says the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
Despite the peace deals signed in Addis Ababa and Nairobi, problems related to Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda remain unresolved.
The African Union (AU) was the first international body to condemn the ousting of President Morsi in July 2013. now that the 'ouster', Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, is Egypt's elected president...
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