Under the Trump administration Africa is only likely to matter in the fight against terrorism and in providing American companies with opportunities.
Beijing regards Taiwan as a renegade province, ineligible for state-to-state relations, and to be taken back by force if necessary
There is much talk about co-operation and partnerships but, in reality, there are few concrete examples
Brazil's place within BRICS is becoming questionable as its foreign policy has shifted away from BRICS ideals to favour western interests.
Launching Africa into the normal world of commerce requires the continent to create the conditions to maximise this investment.
It has been a bumpy ride for some, but 2016 may herald the end of mining's winter
Rhino horn is, in reality, made of keratin - the same protein that makes up our own nails and hair
Four charts show how the world is getting better, as Africa and Southeast Asia find freedom to develop
The world’s poor have become a lot less poor. This is true of in middle-income countries such as Brazil, and in most African countries as well
BRICS bank will have a regional headquarters for sub-Saharan Africa, based in Johannesburg.
It could take 300 years for all in sub-Saharan Africa to access a clean toilet: Nigeria trends down the hole
Almost 700 million in Africa don’t have a basic toilet and at least 200 million ease themselves outdoors. In India its 560 million!
S. African giant owns 34% of Chinese Internet provider Tencent, has online interests in about 40 countries and is Africa’s biggest seller of pay TV.
The bank, which will be headquartered in Shanghai, is expected to have up to $100 billion in capital.
West Africa alone could be losing $1.3b annually. The Chinese have expanded fishing operations in Africa from 13 vessels in 1985 to 462 in 2013.
Country lacks the ambition and determination of some other emerging markets such as India, China and Nigeria.
Chinese rivals lurks, as South Korean firm's $14b 2013 advertising spend was more combined GDP’s of Rwanda, Malawi, Burundi and Cape Verde.
Foreign powers are doing what they do best on the continent, exploit, but this time with the backing of our leaders.
Agreement will lead to $4 billion-worth of Chinese exports of construction machinery, trains, steel products and other equipment, and 200,000 jobs