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.
Zimbabwe's leading mobile operator, Econet Wireless, has launched an international debit car in partnership with MasterCard amid promises to turn the country into a cashless society.
Ghana has been urged to take leaf off Nigeria's book and educate its citizens about Ebola.
Mali has cancelled 130 mining permits, about 30 percent of existing permits in the gold-producing West African nation, in a drive to clean up the sector, a mines ministry official...
Protecting copyright and intellectual property rights has the potential to contribute 11 percent to South Africa's gross domestic product, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), has said.
South Sudan will delay the start of gold mining by a year from its planned date in 2016, a senior government official said on Thursday, due to fighting between rival...
Zimbabwean strongman, President Robert Mugabe will on Thursday throw a lavish banquet to mark the first anniversary of his latest election triumph.
South African pulp and paper maker Sappi's sales into Russia and Ukraine have been affected by the political crisis in the region, its chief executive said on Thursday, as the...
London-listed oil explorer Afren Plc said its board had temporarily suspended Chief Executive Osman Shahenshah and Chief Operating Officer Shahid Ullah pending an investigation into payments.
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.
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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