An estimated 70 militia groups are active in eastern DRC, with a spate of clashes in recent months. As the tally of displaced people rises, UN and government forces seem unable to shift the balance of power.
- Friday, 26 February 2016 17:54
- Muyiwa Moyela
Foreign firms are attracted by Nigeria's sizeable middle classes, but companies in the flour sector are having a hard time of it as the competition heats up.
- Thursday, 04 February 2016 17:45
- Jacey Fortin
Ethiopia's in the driving seat, as investors from East and West seize on opportunities in sectors ranging from construction to brewing. Though they are global competitors, China, the US and Europe can complement each other here, say the ingenious functionaries in the state investment commission.
- Monday, 24 August 2015 15:39
- Parselelo Kantai
While macroeconomic statistics show that the economy continues to grow at a rapid pace, it is not translating into masses of new jobs for Kenyans. The country's middle class still only makes up a small percentage of the population, challenging investors' optimism over the 'Africa rising' narrative