Commercial oil production, a transportation revolution and agriculture projects are on the horizon as Kenya seeks to profit from its strategic location.
- Crystal Oderson in Johannesburg
South African union boss Josephen Mahunjwa says the country inherited a capitalist state that has brought no change for the working class since 1994.
- Travis Lupick
Canada's Minister of international trade, Ed Fast explains the country's strategic shift to link development aid with private sector investments.
When the Afghan government used mobile phones instead of cash to pay some of its policemen, the officers thought they'd just had a 30 percent pay rise. In truth, they had just been paid the full amount, with nothing skimmed off by middlemen, for the first time.
Tanzania expects foreign direct investment (FDI) to grow by about 6 percent in 2013 to $1.8 billion, driven by the energy and mining sectors, a senior official said on Thursday.
- New fund to focus on partnerships
- Head of South Africa power utility Eskom to resign
- Tracking Africa's Illicit Financial Flows
- Kenya's Safaricom buys extra capacity in undersea cable
- Zimbabwe: Salary deadlock could spark mining sector strikes
- Egypt says to pay $1.5 bln arrears to foreign oil firms
- Kenyan shilling steady, outlook mixed