The attack by the Islamic militant group Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jammah (ASWJ) on the town of Palma in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province ... raises the risks of failure for Total’s onshore development of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
15 years ago today on 29 March 2006, the former Liberian warlord Charles Taylor was arrested in Nigeria and sent to the Special Court for Sierra ... Leone. To mark this anniversary, we retrace this hunt and arrest of the first African head of state to be arrested by international justice.
Paris may be a gastronomic capital, but chefs, nutritionists and scientists from Africa's diaspora are rediscovering and promoting the virtues ... of natural foods from the continent. They are finding a large range of products that are easier to digest, with low glycemic index and numerous other health benefits. Move over, croissant...
Was there a genocide in the DRC? In his book ‘La Traversée’ (The Journey), Patrick de Saint-Exupéry recounts his Congolese odyssey on the ... trail of Rwandan Hutu refugees and tries to answer this persistent question.
After laying 2,500 km of optical fibre in the western DRC, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a subsidiary of the Zimbabwean group Econet Wireless, ... plans to deploy a new 4,000km network between the central-southern area and the east of the country.
A global alliance of institutional investors has criticised South African energy and chemicals company Sasol for its strategy on reducing greenhouse ... gas emissions, and called on South African investors to press the company for action.
For centuries, Yoruba farmers and Fulani pastoralists have co-existed in the southwest. Although the relations between the two groups have not ... been entirely conflict-free, the recent spate of violence threatened to push the largely peaceful relationship over the edge. Now, Yoruba groups are calling for secession, and northern leaders are struggling to maintain unity.
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Only two African countries have ratified the African Union's treaty for the creation of the African Medicines Agency, two years after its adoption. ... However, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame intends to make up for this delay.
Concerns have been mounting over attempts by an increasingly militant faction in South Africa’s governing African National Congress to mobilise ... support for former president Jacob Zuma in his efforts to defy the law. How far might they go?
Bola Tinubu may dismiss speculation that he is running for the 2023 presidential elections, but political insiders see him as a front-runner, ... alongside Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi, Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi, and Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello.
Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara is due to unveil the composition of his new government in the coming days. But already, the names ... of certain politicians are being persistently mentioned.