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African heads of state to carry ‘African passport’ by July

The African Union is making efforts to popularise the use of a single African passport for travel across the continent. In a bid to show...

Hunger, power cuts in Zimbabwe, Zambia as lake hits record low

Lake Kariba on the Zambezi River border between Zimbabwe and Zambia used to be dotted with hundreds of commercial fishing rigs, while local fishermen...

East Africa’s oil pipeline politics

There have been some conflicting reports coming out of East Africa, with some suggesting that Uganda and Tanzania have come to an agreement on...

South Africa’s President Zuma discusses the outcomes of his visit to...

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South Africa's President Jacob Zuma together with a large contingent of business leaders and ministers is visiting Nigeria at the invitation of President Muhammadu...

Do Nigerians want made-in-Nigeria goods?

About 97 per cent of Nigerians have said they would buy locally made products (made-in-Nigeria) in order to strengthen the country's economy; this is...

Steelmaker bets on Angolan future

With global oil prices at their lowest since 2009, the Angolan economy – 95% dependent on the “black gold” – is, unsurprisingly, in trouble....

Anadarko, Mozambique Make Prompt Start on Gas Exports as Iran Looms

Mozambique and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. are racing to tap gas from one of the biggest discoveries in decades as a global glut looms. After making...

Barclays to sell Africa operations

South Africa could be facing a massive disinvestment with global banking giant Barclays putting its Africa operations up for sale. The Wall Street Journal reported this week...

Nigeria’s Buhari Presents Record Budget to Revive Economy

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari asked lawmakers to approve the country’s biggest ever budget on Tuesday as he looks to revive an economy hit by...

In South Africa, fired finance minister has the last laugh

SAA Airbus swap deal goes Nene's way South African Airways (SAA) chairperson Dudu Myeni has officially lost her battle to reconfigure the airline’s Airbus swap...
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