As British Prime Minister Theresa May is slated to trigger formal Brexit talks, African nations are gearing up for negotiations of their own.
Although Ecowas and the AU made sure that Yahya Jammeh stepped down after losing the elections in The Gambia, caution is warranted
Continent’s first-ever integration index - 'boldest yet' - launched. Finds that the biggest economies are not the best integrated
Egypt’s investment in the rest of Africa now exceeds $8bn, and the volume of trade has increased by $5bn over past five years
As Mining Indaba explores the future, the big facts around the industry that will blow you away.
Tanzania's new man Magufuli strengthens era of Africa’s ‘baby boomer’ leaders, as a new order struggles to emerge
'Dinosaur' presidents remain in Uganda, Angola, Zimbabwe and even Mauritius. But Tanzania win could have other unexpected consequences.
Contrarian, arrogant, and a loner—Botswana’s Khama is finally thrust into the spotlight. It could get uncomfortable
As new SADC chair, he would be forgiven for blinking furiously as he tries to adjust—he has never played any major role internationally.
Last year Zim recorded investment inflows of $545 million, the highest since the country embraced the multi-currency regime in 2009.
“It is a democracy, if people want a leader to continue, let him continue” - Mugabe.
Yields of the staple corn have shrunk by up to 90% in some countries, and Zimbabwe and Malawi facing their "worst food security crisis" in a decade.
Ivory Coast refused him entry and the Nigerians took away his security; Mugabe’s star falls to the ground
Mugabe was so angry he stormed out of Nigeria to nearby Equatorial Guinea, where his good friend Teodoro Nguema gave him a shoulder to cry on.
Zimbabwe leader tells ruling party politburo he's not taken seriously by regional leaders while serving as AU and SADC rotating chairman.
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.
The contest could well rival the drama of the 1995 election that saw a stalemate that was only resolved two months later.
Mugabe says South Africa isn’t 'heaven', and 'Africans in the country are still very low', as whites live better
“People must get back to their own country. We should do whatever we can to prevent more people going into South Africa", says veteran leader.
The rhetoric continues to fly between Washington and Harare, but it is not always what it seems.
"Uncle Bob" is helped by geography. He rules in a neighbourhood that presently has few leaders who can outshine him in a significant way.