There is much talk about co-operation and partnerships but, in reality, there are few concrete examples
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates sat down to answer questions from African academics about HIV/AIDS.
Many African countries lack appropriate transfer pricing laws, and if they do have, they may not have the resources to implement them.
Solutions to social and economic problems are often inseparable from the statistics, says Donatien Beguy.
Coffee chain has a presence in only two other African countries, with some of its beans sourced from 9 African countries, including Kenya and Burundi.
In a society founded on women’s literal and figurative invisibility, the shock of a naked woman is jarring; as a tool of protest, deliberately so.
This year millions in an impressive 178 countries and territories came together to highlight climate change, and the continent played its part.
I had never really encountered negative attitudes towards female breasts and breastfeeding until adulthood, particularly in middle class settings.
' Lagos-London is the eighth-fastest growing private-jet route in the world, and if you go to Wilson airport in Nairobi, it’s full of private jets.'
Meet Africa's best mayors—they are behind the transformation of the continent's fast expanding cities
They hold the keys to the continent's burgeoning metropolises, a job that comes with its own unique set of challenges.
10 surprising things about 'Africa Rising' from new World Bank report—and why politicians don’t like good data
The continent's poverty has been falling much faster than captured by existing data. More children were enrolled in schools - but they can't read.
FLASHBACK: As AU meets over millions of 'child brides', here are the legal ages of marriage on the continent
The 54-member bloc is this week meeting in Zambia for its first conference on 'Ending Child Marriage in Africa'.
Crops that 'die and resurrect' could help Africa beat climate change—including this 'superfood' from Ethiopia
With more than 130 known varieties in the world, resurrection plants are a unique group of flora that can survive extreme water shortages for years.
The unveiling of a key period for the church could happen for the first time outside Africa, while Nairobi UN climate speech will be much-watched.
Black couples don’t adopt—so why are they up in arms when needy children move across cultures
From China with no love: As shoppers cut demand for diamonds, these African countries could be in for some real pain
What started as a slowdown in construction and industrial production is now hitting Chinese consumers, and luxury products are especially vulnerable.
Not a myth: The total wealth in private African hands is estimated at $2.6 trillion— up from $1.1 trillion in 2000.
Flamboyant and affluent Nigerians will by 2017 guzzle $1.5 billion worth of wine, as Africa becomes the ‘next destination’ for the global industry
Country’s oil-rich middle class, flamboyant hip-hop artistes and popular Nollywood crowd leading the charge, analysts said.
Ever heard of a floating African city? Now you have.