Any optimism that came out of Sudan’s recent coup has unwound after paramilitary forces opened fire on peaceful protestors
Africa is moving towards a more integrated, rules-based trade regime, but this is unlikely to transform the continent’s economic prospects
With rapidly rising inflation, a long-running foreign exchange crisis and now rolling power cuts, Zimbabwe’s primary income-producing sectors are under pressure
The continent’s ‘innovative spirit’ has attracted significant investments this year, most recently from global tech giant Microsoft
Zambia is preparing to roll out the largest Mandarin-teaching schools programme in Africa. While some claim it’s a useful way of building economic ...
Evidence suggests Zimbabwe is moving back to dollarisation – despite announcing a new currency just a few months ago
In the year since he took office, Abiy Ahmed Ali has instituted a raft of reforms to turn Ethiopia around. But his intentions may yet be undermined by the ...
As Zimbabwe’s economy teeters, crisis-hit banks are forced to find new ways to keep going as they struggle to overcome the hard currency crunch
After an 'Arab Spring' of its own, Sudan is setting out on a new political path. What lies ahead for a country so long in thrall to a hardline autocrat?
Islamic State has lost its last territorial outpost in Syria — but the movement is far from defeated
Zimbabweans have not yet seen the full benefit of the new currency introduced earlier this year
Legal action set to be heard in SA is the latest in a long-running, $600m dispute around the covert purchase of helicopters by the apartheid state
The march of technology is likely to change the face of the accounting profession
Eswatini’s new finance minister is trying to put the country on a new economic path. He may meet resistance along the way
Muhammadu Buhari has been declared president after a vote plagued by delays, logistical issues and violence. Given his previous performance, it’s unclear he’ll ...
It’s unclear how far Zimbabwean Reserve Bank governor’s new monetary policy will go towards reviving the struggling economy
Though there are signs of progress towards tolerance, life for sexual minority groups in many African states remains legally and socially difficult — and ...