Earlier this week, Cameroon's absentee president, Paul Biya, addressed his countrymen – calling for a national dialogue later this month on ... a multitude of problems facing the Central African country.
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On his visit to the continent from 4 to 10 September the pope may have hoped to extricate himself – even temporarily – from the Vatican's ... internal struggles the Catholic Church's child-abuse scandals. But in Africa he has another thorn in his side: Cardinal Robert Sarah.
The collapse of Tullow’s agreement worth $900m to sell a stake in the Lake Albert, Uganda project to Total and China’s CNOOC leaves the company ... needing to raise cash to keep its debt-reduction programme on track.
English football club, Arsenal have been advertising "Visit Rwanda" on players’ sleeves for the past year. The campaign, which was controversial ... at its launch, has lifted overall tourism numbers by 8%, according to Rwandan officials.