Reformists took two years to persuade governments to give up some sovereignty and join a union that would promote accountability and economic development.
- Samia Nkrumah (Interviewed by Billie Adjoa McTernan)
By rejecting continental unity Africa is depriving itself of wealth and autonomy, says Nkrumah's daughter.
- Ban Ki-moon and Jim Yong Kim
Africa's Great Lakes region today has the chance to achieve something that has eluded its war-weary people for several decades.
- Gemma Ware
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the world's largest mobile-phone conference, MTN's chief executive Sifiso Dabengwa spoke to The Africa Report about expansion, data and why he might decide to raise prices.
- Elissa Jobson and Parselelo Kantai in addis ababa
The continent cannot wait until the African standby force becomes operational in 2015 to be able to resolve conflicts like Mali, says the AU Commission chair. Inequality – at the root of these crises – must also be addressed.