The legalised introduction of genetically modified seeds into Uganda's ecosystem will go down as one of the most successful cases of policy by stealth in the region, if not the continent as a whole.
MPs can be preening, corrupt, overpaid and opportunist. But activists increasingly see them as key allies in the struggle for change against overbearing presidents and ministers.
Mining turnover dropped by 9.4% in 2012, and companies are now dealing with the threats of industrial action and utility tariff increases.
Leaders never miss an opportunity to remind us of the positive changes since the end of the civil war in 2002. Take a ride on the train to hear Angolans' differing views.
Zimbabwe's property owners are being forced to convert office space in cities to retail outlets in a bid to stay afloat.
Fighting a low rand and high fuel costs with its ninth turnaround plan in 13 years, South African Airways urgently needs a cash injection.
Ugandan parties – both ruling and opposition – have ratcheted claims of vote fraud in previous elections as political tempers soar ahead of polls due in two years.
Africa must do more to protect and value its artists, says the star, who tells the story of her life in a new autobiography.
The government of South Sudan has accused the United Nations of siding with rebels in the country's civil war.
New equipment and investment make slow progress against endemic corruption and waiting charges.
In a major diplomatic standoff, South Africa and Rwanda have expelled several diplomats from their respective countries, as relations between the two countries reached a nadir.
Mine workers at AngloGold Ashanti's Sadiola and Yatela gold mines in Mali have postponed the start of a planned strike for a few days to allow negotiations over redundancy payouts,...
The legalised introduction of genetically modified seeds into Uganda's ecosystem will go down as one of the most successful cases of policy by stealth in the region, if not the...
Captains navigating the Gulf of Aden have heaved a sigh of relief following a recent report by The International Maritime Bureau (IMB). But the Gulf of Guinea is fast appearing...
The World Bank says Zimbabwe's mining industry has potential to attract $12 billion in investment over the next five years if the impoverished country gets $5 billion to recapitalise the...
Zimbabwe's capital Harare has agreed to sign a $400 million deal with a South African company to upgrade its dilapidated road network, the state-owned Herald newspaper said on Monday.
Bahrain's Gulf Finance House (GFH) will start building a $3 billion financial park and real estate development north of Tunisia's capital, a project that had been suspended for five years,...
African cinema has finally started to knock loudly at the doors of Hollywood.
Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo will head a commission of inquiry to investigate human rights violations and other abuses committed by warring parties South Sudan's armed conflict.
From exclusive facilities that only the elite can afford to workouts on beaches and in parks, fitness is the new chillin'.
Investors pulled $9bn from emerging market stock and bond funds in the last week of January due to concerns about lower growth rates and the winding down of the united...
TAR 58March 2014