Mozambique is the first major African nation in recent times to become unable to meet obligations to international creditors
Zimbabwe's 2017 tobacco harvest started this week. Farmers and government officials alike are hoping for a banner year but obstacles remain.
Observers have accused authorities of letting their guard amid a period of relative security for shipping companies operating in the strategic route.
The hunger faced by 17-million in East Africa is a man-made crisis, says Ludger Schadomsky.
German Development Minister Gerd Müller has been canvassing support for his 'Marshall Plan with Africa' at the African Development Bank in Ivory Coast
The response to the outbreak of fall armyworm has been hampered by farmers' lack of information and pesticides to fight it, worsening food insecurity
Research shows that migrant entrepreneurs create jobs for other migrants and South Africans.
‘Black people are not used to seeing another black person making it in business … instead of supporting one another we pull each other down’
'As Africa’s longest standing democracy, political stability is a key stimulus to draw investors and visitors to Botswana'
China, beyond the ivory ban, should support Africa in strengthening the coexistence of wildlife and human industries.
The Millennium Development Goals failed in aspects like poverty. Lessons must be learnt to ensure that these mistakes will not be repeated by the SDGs
Amidst the lowest growth level in sub-Saharan Africa in more than two decades, a report predicts unemployment will rise to 201-million worldwide.
Morocco's Muslim feminist polymath, Asma Lamrabet, believes that feminism and Islam can co-exist despite centuries of male-centred dogma.
There is a huge amount to be gained from a free trade area for Africa.
A commercial farm in Kenya has become Africa's first electricity producer powered by biogas
Growth accelerations in African countries have been short-lived. That might be about to change.
Both the US and China could lose out if chaos spreads in the Horn of Africa.
The 'Africa Rising' narrative was disturbed in 2016 by a combination of factors. But the continent is still on firm economic development footing.
A flawed diamond certification scheme has failed to account for diamond extraction involving rights violations across Africa.
Several countries across Africa are overburdened by a lack of space and financial support for refugees.