Whether it's Fela, film or fiction, Nigeria's economic capital has a non-stop calendar of cultural events, but other cities have their offerings to the muses too.
Expanding secondary education is key to forming tomorrow's workers, civil servants and entrepreneurs.
Israel's violence against Palestine provokes few questions amongst nigerian believers.
Nigerian banks that survived the radical reforms of a decade ago are now reaping the benefits as they finance the country's power revolution.
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) says it is concerned about new tactics being used to smuggle ivory out of the country.
Zimbabwean opposition political parties have ganged up against rival veteran ruler President Robert Mugabe and piled pressure on him to urgently reign in on his "disruptive" wife who is "usurping...
South Africa has slashed its growth forecast to 1.4% for 2014 amid a warning that the economy has reached a 'turning point.'
Despite growing oil and gas production, economic troubles dominate.
Poor sanitation in Nigerian communities has been blamed for the death of over 150,000 children each year.
It was one of the biggest news stories, with the sentencing of a disabled track star catching the world's imagination.
South African's Northam Platinum has agreed to a $600 million deal with black shareholders that will see it increase its black ownership to over a third, the mid-tier platinum producer...
Low prices and high supplies are driving iron ore prices down. Analysts say large companies will survive the crunch but many smaller producers and explorers may be faced with tough...
Zimbabwe's mobile regulatory authority – the Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) – has ordered all three mobile network operators to slash voice tariffs to 15 cents per minute...
South African paralympian, Oscar Pistorius was on Wednesday sentenced to serve five years in prison after being convicted of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, although the prosecuting...
The Southern African Development Community's point man in Lesotho, South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa visited Lesotho on Monday to continue with his facilitation duties.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned African countries against rushing to issue Eurobonds, saying they may face exchange rate risks and problems repaying debts.
Uganda could rely on income from future oil exports to finance an $8 billion railway if funding talks with China fail to bear fruit, its president said.
After two years of keeping a low profile, a member of the late Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's family and government has emerged to restore stability in the war torn country.
Rwanda is seeking to fund infrastructure projects in its fast-growing economy and will go ahead with plans to launch another Eurobond. According to Finance Minister Claver Gatete, the size and timing of the...
Investors should expect more calm to return to U.S. equity markets after some of the most volatile trading since 2012 as the 21-day incubation period for Ebola passes for many...
Moody's downgrading of south african banks in august and Ghana's government in June raises questions about whether external rating agencies have sufficient local knowledge to chart african risk.
TAR 64October 2014