Germany is caught between hard interests and soft values as it tries to find its way into the African market. But is Chancellor Angela Merkel's government doing enough?
Despite stepping down from office in January 2011, Lula has maintained his influence on domestic politics and the international scene.
Tsvangirai and Biti are fighting for the name and assets of the opposition party.
For those who grew up in the 1980s in Angola, it is impossible not to associate Brazil with the world of telenovelas. The television showed telenovelas at night, and this was a moment of fiction important in the life of almost everyone.
Leading West African countries have agreed to set up a joint military force to confront the growing regional threat posed by Islamist militants that particularly Nigeria's Boko Haram.
Airtel Ghana is investing GH₵ 200 million (approx. $59 million) in a network services expansion drive with an emphasis on revamping data services.
Ugandan President Museveni has been criticised of electioneering and populism, after issuing directives that environmentalists and opposition politicians say will endanger forests, gazetted wetlands and prevent infrastructure development.
Nigeria's central bank needs to increase its foreign exchange reserves before conditions would be suitable for a rate cut, and a cut is unlikely before presidential elections next year, one...
Burundi's cabinet will propose new duties on some alcoholic drinks and other products, an airport departure tax and other measures to make up for a shortfall in forecast revenues for...
Newly elected President Peter Mutharika won the 20 May presidential election for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) with a third of the votes, and is at pains to succeed where...
A Russian company is set to begin petroleum and natural gas exploration in Ethiopia after signing an agreement with the country's mines ministry.
Had Ahmed Maiteeq and his supporters not accepted the 9 June Constitutional Court ruling against his election there would have been a significant danger of the country splitting.
Nigeria's central bank has vowed to closely monitor the financial activities of politicians who will seek public office during next year's elections.
Ethiopia should consider devaluing its currency to boost exports as they are mostly unprocessed products and need to stay competitive on price, a World Bank economist said on Tuesday.
PayPal has signed up "tens of thousand" of Nigerians in its first week of operating in Africa's biggest economy, with consumers already purchasing items from Britain, China and the United...
Africa's urban food markets will increase fourfold by 2030, and small and unlisted companies setting out to supply them hold high-yield potential.
There is no truism more universally acknowledged in the discussion about Africa's economic redemption than that of the need for countries to add value to their natural resources. And this...
Central Africa's Muslim Seleka rebels and the 'anti-balaka' Christian militia are expected to agree on terms for a ceasefire and disarmament, following meetings in Congo Republic.
Zimbabwe could miss its 6.4 percent growth target this year but the final number will not be as low as some international lenders have predicted, finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said...
Gabon has selected seven companies for a final round of negotiations as part of an offshore licensing round the government hopes will reverse a chronic decline in output.
The African Union (AU) was the first international body to condemn the ousting of President Morsi in July 2013. now that the 'ouster', Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, is Egypt's elected president...
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