The continents’ regional organisations have a major role to play in maintaining peace and security, and Ecowas is taking the lead
Just like consumers of the global North, Togolese desire affordable goods and willingly buy copies and counterfeits.
Data from satellites will be used to counter climate change that’s hitting staple crops in the region.
Expats targeted in World Heritage status area, analysts had voiced fears that Islamist attacks could spread to previously 'safe' countries.
From champ to wimp? Nigeria's power in Africa seems in decline, but perhaps we're missing the big picture
“What goes on in Lagos in a day happens in Kenya in two weeks!” says analysts on the race for technology leadership on the continent.
Libya is breaking up. Losing it could be the price that is paid for saving north Africa and the Sahel.
The arrangement has at time been heavily questioned, but for now CFA franc countries remain stable.
“We acknowledge the progress [Ghana's economy has made] but believe that it’s too early to declare victory”, says an economist.
The president-for-life project in Africa seems to have become bolder, and is fighting back on the continent.
Ebola has killed more than 10,000 people in western Africa since it re-emerged in December 2013.
Burkina Faso president, who had reinvented himself as the ultimate regional mediator, is suddenly out of a job.
Niger imports 150,000 tons of plastic waste every year, and over 36% of animals West Africa die from consuming it.
The World Health Organization has constructed a mock unit in the capital Monrovia
Economic cost of Ebola to West Africa over $1bn, as Liberia slashes growth outlook...and it could get worse
The numbers are beginning to make for harrowing reading. For Nigeria cost of the response to the crisis could surpass Liberia's entire annual budget.
Professor Peter Piot says he would sit next to victim in a train, blames mistrust in authorities
New deaths: 52 in Sierra Leone, 13 in Liberia and three in Guinea
The ‘good news’ is that transmission appeared to have slowed in worst-hit Guinea