Whether it's Fela, film or fiction, Nigeria's economic capital has a non-stop calendar of cultural events, but other cities have their offerings to the muses too.
- Tuesday, 30 September 2014 15:27
- Jana Marais in Port Louis
Despite government hopes of Mauritius becoming a high-income country by the end of the decade, analysts fear the downturn in the key sugar and tourism industries, sparked by the European economic crisis, mean it will miss its 2020 target. Meanwhile, the financial sector remains under pressure due to concerns over the future of a crucial tax treaty.
- Tuesday, 23 September 2014 16:02
- Olivier Monnier in Abidjan
Politicians are getting ready for elections in 2015, while businessmen, financiers and sportsmen plot out their futures.
- Friday, 12 September 2014 16:50
- Olivier Monnier in Abidjan, additional reporting from Baudelaire Mieu
The figures for economic growth are putting some swagger in Côte d'Ivoire's stride, but business leaders and oppositionists say the hard work has not even begun. Big infrastructure projects are underway all over the country, although local companies are struggling to access credit.