On the upside, in contrast to the other three African nations, Nigeria was issued a stable outlook compared to its peers
If Africa was a football team, most of its top 11 economies would be on the bench. Luckily, the strikers are on form
Four of the top 11 are being hammered by low oil prices, five are middling along. That leaves two decent strikers - Ethiopia and Tanzania
As he ages, and enters his last years in office, the control of oil has become a critical element in the Museveni succession - and pension
Some spent the night in their vehicles waiting in the queue outside a filling station. Paramilitary officers shot dead black market petrol sellers
Buhari will travel on to Qatar. Analysts says its probable Nigeria could establish a bridge for negotiations between rivals Riyadh and Tehran
Africa doesn't come with new stacks of cards or new ideas to the game of world politics. It likes to bring blame, and threats to withdraw
For major oil companies, a few months of losses makes more sense than paying to dismantle an offshore platform, or stopping and re-starting a project
President Omar al-Bashir sealed crossings the same year the South declared independence, but declining revenues are again bringing them close.
This index is really what Africa should be tracking carefully to keep it ahead of the Chinese contagion that threatens to engulf continent
Living in a resource-rich African nation increases odds of domestic violence, malnutrition and earlier death: study
Thank God you if you don't have oil or minerals - there's a stark "human development penalty" to residing in a resource-rich country in Africa
South Sudan, rocked by conflict and economy reeling from falling oil prices, devalues currency by 84%
Juba says it plans to fire state workers, in face of conflict that has killed thousands and forced 2 million to flee their homes.
Another African paradox: Your oil is safer with a Big Man than a democrat -surprising lessons from Ghana and Uganda
Study suggests 'semi-authoritarian’ Uganda seems to be governing oil somewhat more in line with national interest as compared to ‘democratic’ Ghana.
Global prices tank hits home hard--the silver lining is that the country is not open about its books as it seeks to beat corruption.
Asia reduces West African crude oil imports to three-year low: India will import 9% less, Taiwan to cut by 62%
China is providing some support to the market by adding to its strategic crude reserves, but it demand for oil products slowed in July and August.
Crude prices below $50 throw East Africa’s mega oil projects into doubt as investors weigh up options
Just before prices collapsed, oil held great promise for Kenya and Uganda as a way of transforming mainly agrarian economies and reducing poverty.
It's tough out there: Rich country-growth will hover at 2% next year, China's economy is slowing down and Brazil, Russia are staring at a recession.
Nigerians nicknamed power authority (NEPA) "Never Expect Power Always". When it changed to (PHCN) they mocked it as the “Problem Has Changed Name.”
Diversification can't come quickly enough for a clutch of countries on the continent that eat, drink, think oil.
Country too red tape-happy in a time world crude prices are low, multinationals say as they urge talks to press home the threat posed by bureaucracy.