Amidst the lowest growth level in sub-Saharan Africa in more than two decades, a report predicts unemployment will rise to 201-million worldwide.
World Bank lays down the prospects for the continent in 2016: Countries like Ivory Coast, Rwanda and Tanzania will continue to chalk up robust growth
The reality is that the majority of small firms actually do not grow. In fact they fail.
Region emerged as one of the fastest-growing in the world after Asia on the back of the progress of the last two decades.
As some businesses on the continent close, hit by tough times, others will open as people try to make ends meet
1,250 gather in Cape Town for the 'African Davos' to hear stories of continent's upbeat economic future
The record levels of participation at this year's gathering can be seen to reflect an optimism in the economic prospects of the region, says WEF.
The cedi was Africa’s worst-performing currency, against the dollar in 2014, and slowing agriculture dragged down Kenya’s 2014 4th quarter growth.
Africa’s biggest coffee-exporting nation is developing two hydropower plants on the River Nile.