Wrangling continues over how to carry out the necessary electoral reforms.
It was set to be the closest-run national election since the 1960s. Now talk of further postponements or interim governments leaves the prospects cloudy and would-be voters increasingly restive.
At first glance, Ethiopia would seem like a tough place for business owners to make it big.
Having agreed to hold elections, Kabila still has plenty of ruses up his sleeve.
Mosques and Islamic schools (Madrasas) in Uganda are being used to train terrorists attached to Al-Qaeda and Al-Shabab militants, police sources in the East African country have claimed.
Zimbabwe's telecoms sector has hit turbulent times, as the government has threatened to shut down a company if it refuses to share infrastructure.
South Africa's leading trade union is heading for a bruising power struggle after one of its scandal ridden leaders refused to step down at the weekend.
Egypt has urged a joint Arab military force to tackle extremism and unrest in Libya, Yemen, Tunisia, Syria and Iraq.
Tanzania plans to spend $14.2 billion to construct a new rail network in the next five years financed with commercial loans, the transport minister said, as the country aims to...
Lagos streets had never been as empty as on the day the country held presidential elections on 28 March.
Kenya's government says it is "shocked and concerned" over the latest travel warnings issued by Britain and others and said security conditions in the east African country were improving.
Potash producer Israel Chemicals said on Friday it had made a C$137 million ($109.50 million) offer to buy Canada's Allana Potash, a deal it hopes will accelerate development of a...
About 1,000 workers at the construction site of South Africa's Eskom Medupi power plant have been fired for vandalising property during this week's one-day strike, the power utility's spokesman said...
Foreign investors sold off 132.68 billion naira ($667 million) in Nigerian stocks for the first two months of the year, data from the stock exchange showed on Thursday, hurt by...
At an event to mark the 30th anniversary of the Silverbird entertainment empire, in November 2010, President Jonathan caught the audience unawares with his announcement of a $200 million fund...
Zimbabwe's tax collector, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) is raiding thousands of bank accounts of companies with tax arrears, as the country increasingly becomes desperate to shore up the credit...
Suspended chief executive officer of South Africa's power utility Eskom has gone to arbitration seeking reinstatement as the woes plaguing the electricity supplier take a new twist.
Nigeria has closed all its borders and suspended all international flights as the West African country tightens security ahead of presidential elections on Saturday.
Zimbabwe government's domestic borrowing jumped 52 percent to $544.03 in January year-on-year from $358.80 percent in the same period a year ago, the central bank said on Thursday.
Egypt's Arab Investment Bank and the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank will launch an Islamic leasing firm in the third quarter, aiming to provide sharia-compliant financing to...
Norway has recently signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Liberia to stop logging in order to protect the environment, but what will be the impact of such deals on the communities...
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