M23 rebels last month massacred at least 131 civilians in eastern DRC and committed more than two dozen rapes, according to a preliminary probe ... into the killings, the UN mission in the country said.
The government of Kenya will only sell financially stable parastatals through the stock market to boost activities at the Nairobi bourse, which ... has been declining for months now on foreign investors’ flights.
Earlier this year, Ethiopia launched Ethiopia Investment Holdings (EIH), a new sovereign wealth fund, in a bid to spur foreign direct investment ... under a wider programme of privatisation and financial liberalisation. EIH has since announced its intention to establish the Ethiopian Securities Exchange (ESX).
Ndambi Guebuza, the son of a former president, was sentenced to prison on 7 December alongside 10 public officials who were also implicated in ... the “hidden debt” corruption scandal, which plunged Mozambique into a serious financial crisis.
For investors across industries, each of Africa’s 54 countries represents a place of opportunity and challenge. With growing consumer populations, ... increasing urbanisation, and a wealth of untapped natural resources and development capacity, there is significant scope for investment.
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Parliamentarians allied to Raila Odinga’s Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition are seeking constitutional amendments to re-introduce the position ... of official opposition leader. It had been abolished following the passing of the 2010 Constitution.
The crisis in Nigeria's Labour Party has spread to more states two months before the 2023 election but party members say the bickering will not ... affect the chances of its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, whose popularity had surprised even his critics.
M23 rebels have announced that they are ready to disengage and withdraw territories they have occupied in eastern DRC after almost a year which ... has led to simmering tension between Rwanda president Paul Kagame and his DRC counterpart Félix Tshiskedi.
Nairobi-based APA Insurance is seeking to expand its business to micro insurance, which targets low-income people and has been largely under-penetrated ... in Kenya where two-thirds of its nearly 55 million population is mired in poverty.
Amy Pope, the US candidate in the running to lead the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), is making African representation and climate ... change cornerstones of her campaign to replace its current leader.
After coming together a few months ago, the PPRD and "Ensemble pour la République" had each planned to meet separately to determine their course ... of action ahead of the 2023 presidential election. Félix Tshisekedi hopes to be re-elected in this vote.
In the aftermath of COP27, a $10bn oil extraction project in Northern-Western Uganda is fanning the flames of environmental activism across the ... world. Rather than an opportunity for Uganda to accelerate its development, the project is described in apocalyptic terms by international NGOs and environmental activists.
Conservationists in Tanzania's Tanga fear that the construction of the new port in Chongoleani will reduce the habitat of marine biodiversity, ... amongst which are some of the most ancient fish species in the world and Africa’s healthiest mangroves and coral reefs.