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
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 ...
Nigeria’s presidential poll looks to be a close-run race, with little to choose between the two major political parties and their candidates for the top job
It is likely that Macky Sall, president since 2012, will garner sufficient support in the February 24 poll to avoid a second-round vote
The big mineral companies have long been laying golden eggs for the Sadc region, but, with the exception of Botswana, governments are rewarding them only with ...
Zimbabwe is suffering from a fuel crisis, a foreign currency crisis, an investment crisis and, now, a political crisis. There seems little way out
Félix Tshisekedi has provisionally been declared winner of the DRC election. But there are suspicions that Joseph Kabila may have done a deal
With 87-million monthly users, the mobile money market in Africa is proving lucrative — and it still has ample room to grow
Joseph Kabila has picked an awkward candidate as his preferred successor. The opposition is divided and undermined by ego. But whatever the outcome of the ...