Trucks carrying goods for Senegal’s southern region take longer but cheaper way round, than a shortcut across The Gambia, costing it custom revenue
African ports race to be regional logistics hubs, as wave of new investments looks set to drive growth
Data from the World Bank suggest that delays in ports add roughly 10% to the cost of imported goods, more than tariffs in many cases.
Egypt, Nigeria and S. Africa - Africa's big economies - struggle to stay on course. But there's good news
Macroeconomic crises in Africa are "largely caused by internal policy blunders", and not even so much by external forces. That means they are fixable
Zuma woos Buhari as Africa's biggest rivals try to make up but it could be too late—the ground is shifting under them
Even as the two jostle for regional supremacy as the natural leader of the continent, there are dark horses fast coming up on them.
World Bank's Doing Business 2016: Which African country did what this year to make life easier for everyone?
Almost 30% of the reforms captured in much-watched international business reforms study were in Sub-Saharan Africa.
India –Africa trade which stood at just $5 billion about a decade ago is forecast to surpass $100 billion this year. And Africa can look within.
Some of the fastest growing economies in the world are in Africa and domestic firms could benefit from the flourishing consumer markets.
In case you missed it, Kenya and Ethiopia are just cogs in Obama’s grand Africa plan—and he could be the winner
It goes against conventional thinking, but an imperceptible shift in US foreign policy could cement Obama's legacy. The clue? Follow the money.
Marching on: After 26 countries signed $1 trillion free-trade plan, AU heads of state now want to double the deal
Talks on removing the barriers to trade and the movement of people between the continent’s 54 countries will begin on June 15 at regional summit.
Only 12% of Africa's trade is between countries on the continent, now with $1 trillion in GDP, EAC, Comesa and SADC set out to change that.
The Cape to Cairo trade 'super bloc' is here; 15 surprising - and shocking - facts on trade within Africa
Over the past five decades, no less than 14 regional trading blocs have been launched, but the share of intra-African trade has remained modest.