Spearheading the government's interventions in the farming sector, the Agricultural Transformation Agency has already vastly improved yields for wheat and teff.
- Tuesday, 20 May 2014 17:36
- Nicholas Norbrook in Addis Ababa
- Friday, 11 April 2014 15:44
- Patrick Smith and Billie Adwoa McTernan in Accra
Business leaders insist that the government must use the current economic woes as an opportunity to revive local industries. Companies want new policies to benefit manufacturers, but public resources are limited, especially given the twin budget and current account deficits.
- Tuesday, 25 March 2014 13:12
In the century since unity Nigeria has experimented with federalism in myriad forms. Today, as President Jonathan plans a national conference in the face of growing criticism, he fields demands ranging from restructuring and the division of states to autonomous control.
- Tuesday, 18 February 2014 17:26
A new slate of leaders in the public and private sectors are seeking to prove their independence, improve credibility and attract investment.
- Friday, 14 February 2014 10:17
New oil legislation will give Angola's currency and banks a boost, but for some, non-performing loans are spreading at an alarming rate.
- Wednesday, 12 February 2014 16:29
Global chains, direct flights and a state-of-the-art conference centre will bring yet more visitors to a capital in demand.