Growth accelerations in African countries have been short-lived. That might be about to change.
Fred Swaniker: The thinking behind ‘audacious’ African Leadership University, and how Africa can design its future
Africa is rising, and so are its fortunes. We should seize this opportunity to plan for our future. Rethinking education must be at the heart of this.
Most firms working with World Bank in Africa use tax havens - and it doubled investment in them: Oxfam
A total of 51 out of 68 companies that receive such funds from the World Bank's private lending arm IFC for sub-Saharan Africa used tax havens
SPECIAL REPORT: Inside Fred Swaniker’s bold 25-country venture to nurture 3 million new African leaders
Ambitious entrepreneur says he is reimagining—and disrupting—African education. Many will have sat up.
UPDATED: Much to celebrate as key African nations make big climbs, reverse declines in latest WEF Competitiveness Index
The usual African suspects were among the top performers. Both Egypt and South Africa get notable mentions for reversing downward trends.
China Southern starts Kenyan flights as tourism grows; Nairobi reviewing Air France-KLM stake in airline after loss
Number of air travellers between China and Kenya was about 120,000 last year, expected to grow by 15% annually.
Cancer bushes, youth elixirs & natural antibiotics - counting down Africa's magical plants with Mauritius' president
We've only just scratched the surface of plant potential, yet so many are now facing extinction
Pravind Jugnauth accused of using his influence to persuade the government to acquire a clinic partly owned by his brother-in-law
A new world: Linkedin interview with in-coming Mauritius president who breaks barriers, reveals Africa's changing tides
“I did not choose politics but politics chose me.”
The argument until now has always been that when it comes to democracy, small is beautiful. Then came Togo, Benin, Burundi and Rwanda.
It is a good time to be a Kenyan, Tanzanian or Ivorian, the numbers say. Not so much a Nigerian or South African
Predicting Africa is hard work, as the latest attempt shows. But beyond the garbled economic speak is a direct impact on your pocket.
African voters are conservative. When they give power to the opposition, it's to older more experienced hands - not first timers.
The most banked country in Africa with close to 90% of all adults owning bank accounts did not solve financial inclusion by accident. It was nurtured.
The issue of constitutional reform makes the polls some of the most important on the Indian Ocean nation
Money and the people who have it are taken seriously. A person who invests more than $500,000 can become a citizen.
'Nice' Mauritius to vote and Kenyan superstar battles explosive doping claim: five quick African stories to end your week on
Investors also keep faith in Africa, South Sudan leaders under pressure as Boko Haram ups the ante for Nigerian government ahead of election.
60% of businesses surveyed were grumpy.
Cool kids are coding because it is fun and they can get rich from it too, but curricula needs to improve if even more are to gain.