Global ride sharing app Uber, is experiencing different development trajectories in its two major African markets, Kenya and South Africa.
On Monday, Nigerian citizens were warned against non-essential travel to the US.
Around 20 000 elephants are killed in Africa every year for their tusks, costing the tourism sector millions of dollars, says conservation group WWF
The latest figures showed that the gross domestic product shrunk by 1.5% last year, largely due to oil production disruptions
An economist and former central bank governor, Mahamudu Bawumia, was sworn in as vice president.
Africa’s megacities absorb a significant share of national populations.
Lack of industry confidence may be the biggest challenge for young female entrepreneurs.
Rampant e-fraud in Nigeria’s banking system is making it hard to persuade more people to open bank accounts.
They offer financial services and migrants use them to send remittances home.
Mozambique has made significant progress in its fight against poverty despite recent economic and political challenges.
The Washington-based lender’s executive board approved the three-year loan last week Friday.
Zimbabwe’s economic malaise could be eased by monetary reform – but the real challenge is a political one.
Ghana’s weather agency said cocoa farmers in the world’s second-biggest producer of the beans will benefit from more moderate seasonal desert winds
Where do emerging markets stand in that global equation?
The rand has closely tracked Zuma’s fortunes, advancing when his position weakened and selling off when Gordhan seemed threatened.
The pilots' union has called for an indefinite strike in protest of "poor management". The airline says the threatened action has already cost it.
The prime minister also says that the country's "solid foundation" lends itself to a quick economic recovery, following months of violent protests.
Amnesty said cobalt used in lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, phones and laptops could come from mines in DRC that use child labour.
No one warned villagers about forced relocations or of the risks to their health and water supplies.