South Africa's Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy was designed to redress the economic imbalance caused by apartheid. Launched in 2003, ... and having gone through several revisions, it still has a long way to go to bring dignity to all South Africans.
Kidnappings, killings and revolutionaries are keeping the overstretched Nigerian security forces quite busy. Over the course of last week, two ... Nigerian opposition figures were picked by unknown gunmen believed to be in the employ of the secret police.
Tensions are inexorably rising between the United States and Cameroon. Washington has imposed sanctions on a top Cameroonian official, but the ... authorities in Yaoundé are launching a counter-offensive. Cameroon has hired a public relations firm with close ties to the Republican Party to promote its image in the US.
Launched in a wave of privatisations with the ambitious objective of reducing the country's budget deficit from 12% to 5% of GDP, the Zimbabwean ... government intends to privatise the country's two main telephone and internet operators TelOne and NetOne by the end of the year.