Death and tensions in the Democratic Republic of Congo have triggered an intervention by a United Nations force, as the international body plans to deploy South African led forces to the country's war torn provinces.
- Thursday, 16 May 2013 16:50
- Konye Obaji Ori
- Thursday, 16 May 2013 16:07
- Rose Skelton in Dakar
West Africa has found a new niche in the international drug trade.
- Thursday, 16 May 2013 14:56
- Gemma Ware
Smaller and more agile local brands are taking the fight to multinationals seeking to benefit from increasing consumer spending in sub-Saharan Africa. Both sorts of firms are looking to expand in the region and are deploying new strategies to attract customers.
- Monday, 13 May 2013 12:05
Egypt's Iskraemeco hopes Elsewedy's contacts will help it face the charge as utilities prepare to roll out new meter technologies.
- Friday, 10 May 2013 14:53
- Elissa Jobson in Addis Ababa
Women and children are frontline victims during conflicts, argues Michelle Bachelet, Executive director of UN Women, and former President of Chile.