Even though online learning has finally come into its own in higher education internationally, East Africa appears reluctant to embrace it fully
One of Africa's brightest prospects when it won independence, Zimbabwe's economy has collapsed since 2000.
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
The lender revised last year’s growth downwards from 7.5% but expects activity to pick up in 2017 with expansion seen rebounding to 7.2%
Tale of two economies: World Bank nearly halves S. Africa forecast, Tanzania bumps up projections to 7.2%
South Africa 'is flirting with recession' after a year of major shocks, but in Tanzania, the future seemingly has never been so rosy
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
World Bank cancels funding for Uganda transport project over environmental concerns and sexual misconduct
The Bank in February 2014 suspended a $90 million loan to Uganda following the African country's enactment of a harsh anti-gay law
World Bank report says country has achieved its turbo-paced growth its own way—in what is both a compliment and not one. But it could all go wrong
In addition falling copper prices and a power crisis are weighing on the economy.
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.
The Sankofa project will supply enough fuel to generate up to 1,000MW of power, reducing reliance on about 12m barrels of imported oil every year.
MoneyGram and Econet Wireless launch new mobile money platform in Zimbabwe; Nigeria tops Africa remittances
Remittances to the region reached $32.9 billion in 2014, a 2.2% increase over the year before, which had seen a sluggish growth of 0.9%.
Ahead of Davos, sulky IMF cuts Africa growth forecast, but rejoice, it's still brighter than World Bank's
Even normally restrained lender can’t rain on region’s economic party, as billionaires and politicians head for Switzerland.
South Africa is the proverbial millstone around sub-Saharan Africa's neck, and why Nigeria is growing fat from a non-oil diet.
Kingdom expects to build five new solar plants by 2020 with a combined production capacity of 2,000MW at an estimated cost of $9 billion.