Uganda says it has asked China for a $500 million loan to help build almost 600 km (360 miles) of roads in the country's oil-rich west, amid criticism over heavy borrowing that has ballooned the country's debt.
South Sudan's government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva Kiir is still boosting his forces using millions of dollars from oil sales, according to a confidential United Nations report.
A Nigerian court on Friday overturned a request by Nigeria's financial crimes agency to seize an oilfield from Royal Dutch Shell and Eni.
Zimbabwe is likely to produce 205 million kilograms of tobacco this year, slightly more than 2016, with sales of its main export likely to improve dollar supplies in the cash-strapped economy, an industry official said on Wednesday (March 15).
Ivory Coast's banana output is expected to nearly double within two years thanks to the recent arrival of two large producers and initiatives to promote local farmers and regional trade, an industry official said on Thursday.
Nigerian lawmakers aim to pass the 2017 budget by the end of March, the president of the upper house of parliament said on Tuesday, following a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
- Zimbabwe mines output threatened by foreign payment delays
- Egypt's capital set to grow by half a million in 2017
- Goldfields CEO predicts drop in Q1 output at South Deep mine
- Kenya faces ban after IOC cuts off funding
- “We invest continuously, good times or bad”
- At least 17 firms express interest to operate Botswana national airline
- Old Mutual break-up on track for 2018 despite UK tech issues