The rate of uptake of technology on the continent has been dizzying, but the pitfalls could be deeper if not anticipated.
As Rwanda hosts WEF Africa, 10 things you may not have known about this small nation punching above its weight
Punching far above its weight - following through - implementation - Africa's doer
26th Forum theme is "Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation"
Using business to change lives of the 'small people'; the story of three African social entrepreneurs
"If you bring poor things to the poor, you’re extending poverty and misery. But if you bring the best to the poor, social transformation will kick in"
As Senegal hosts key meeting, Africa’s brain drain numbers show Rwanda, Zambia, Ethiopia holding on to their best talents
Talent matters if a country is to shine economically. But some African countries just do it better than others.
Brain drain in Africa: Burundi least able to retain its top talent, Rwanda, Kenya top and Jammeh’s Gambia surprises
The pursuit of opportunities outside one's country is a feature of working life, but some countries seem to do it better than others.
“We see another five years with him at the helm as a positive thing” - Jacques Nel, economist, NKC Independent Economists, South Africa.
Foreign investment in Africa more than doubled in 2014, new data show - and surprise, resources don't take lion's share
While political risk perception remains a challenge, investors see huge growth opportunities, study shows
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.
Does the World Economic Forum on Africa deliver on its promises? You might be surprised at the answer
Lost in such criticism is the fact that the event’s focus on the region narrows down the conversation to issues that really matter to Africa.
'More than 60% of Africa - more than two Americas or half of China - is with without any access to any form of energy'.
Analysts project that the continent needs at least $100 billion a year to meet its substantial infrastructural needs, but investors are scared.
This past week, Comesa, SADC and EAC launched the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA). It will be big.
Shocking stat: it will take Africa until 2080 to achieve universal access to electricity at the present rate of progress.
For world's biggest beverage company, there's still lots of playing ground on the continent.
'Mr Infrastructure', the outgoing president of the African Development Bank, tells all in a wide-ranging chat with Mail &Guardian Africa.
Zuma and Ghana VP slam leaders who break term limits, as Rwanda minister says nation backs Kagame 3rd run
Differing from Rwanda's analysis, World Bank's Makhtar Diop said the conflict in Burundi may damage investors’ perceptions of the whole continent.
Building local skills has to be central to government agenda, if the continent's demographic dividend is to be realised
What excited me most at this year’s forum was the almost complete focus on African solutions to African challenges.