African cinema has finally started to knock loudly at the doors of Hollywood.
- Julien clémençot and Frédéric Maury
In December, France hosted the Elysée Summit for Peace and Security in Africa. Apart from seeking to combat violence in the region, the conference revealed France's clear pivot towards Africa, as the cabinet minister explained to The Africa Report.
- Lisa Twaronite and Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters)
Asian stocks rose on Friday, buoyed by Wall Street's gains the previous day, but investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report later in the session.
- Nicholas Norbrook
The COMESA-based financial institution is expanding its geographical reach in Africa and attracting investors from the continent, Asia and Europe.
- The Africa Report
Nigeria, Ghana, Algeria, Cameroon and Côte d'Ivoire, will be locking horns with some of the world's finest teams at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, but who are the players to watch. While most of the teams have a longstanding tradition of crashing out of the international games in the first round, this year could prove pivotal for the African teams.
Norway's $840 billion sovereign wealth fund sharply increased its exposure to government debt in the world's most advanced economies in the fourth quarter and also raised its African equity holdings, it said on Friday.