Ethiopia and Kenya have signed a deal to construct a crude oil pipeline to run from Lamu, a coastal town, to Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
- Cosmas Omonhinmin Jr.
The Nigerian government has approved the use of genetically modified (GMO) products like cotton and maize despite the safety concerns raised and opposition to the move.
- TJ Strydom
South African furniture retailer Steinhoff International said on Friday Britain's Poundland's board had rejected a proposal about a possible cash offer.
Gold soared as much as 8 percent to its highest in more than two years on Friday after Britain delivered a shock vote to leave the European Union, leaving investors to scurry for protection in the precious metal and other assets perceived as less risky.
- Nqobile Dludla
South Africa's Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) said on Thursday it will strike and may take legal action if no agreement is reached with brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev on SABMiller's plan to give blacks a larger role in the business.
Drought-hit Zimbabwean will import more than 250,000 tonnes of maize from Mexico to fill the shortfall caused by the severe drought sweeping through the southern Africa, the agriculture minister said on Thursday.
- Dasmani Laary
Ghana's economy grew by 4.9 percent in the first quarter of this year as it showed some improvement from the 2015 figures, the country's statistical office said on Wednesday.
- Heightened tensions as Zimbabwe civil servants threaten strike over June salaries
- Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man got a fistful of dollars in Nigerian currency squeeze
- Ghana loses $5.5 billion annually in trade leakages
- South African black lobby disappointed by MTN's new white CEO
- Telecom Egypt not required to sell Vodafone stake after 4G licence
- Rwanda's loans out of reach
- Standard gauge is not magic - Karim Sadek