Nigeria's opposition leader wins two key states in the North

Nigeria needs credible reforms to emerge from its economic funk

Nigerian authorities need to focus on reform policies to address fiscal weaknesses and deterioration in the country’s forex buffers.
Obama’s business delegation pledges $9 million for West Africa’s infrastructure

U.S. floats U.N. sanctions to press on South Sudan peace

The U.S on Tuesday put pressure on political leaders in South Sudan by announcing it was consulting with other countries about sanctions.
Official killed in Burundi as crisis deepens

African Union says Burundi crisis a 'catastrophic' risk for region

Burundi risks spiralling into a "catastrophe' for the country and the wider region, the African Union warned on Sunday.

The blood, sweat and fear that shook a nation

The Ebola outbreak in Liberia was one of the most trying periods for Pres. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. She turned the situation around. Now what?

soleRebels's founder is taking Ethiopian entrepreneurship to the world

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is a tireless foot soldier taking Ethiopian entrepreneurship to the world.

Spanx founder, billionaire Sara Blakely reveals her Africa plans

Bras and britches that made her a billion: Sara Blakely speaks about her Africa plans – for profit and philanthropy.
Kenyan tea factory innovates to fight climate change

Kenyan tea factory innovates to fight climate change

Of the tea factories under the Kenya Tea Development Authority, Makomboki is the only one that doesn't use firewood to process its tea.

A platform that funds Africa's infrastructure has raised this amount of...

Africa50 is working hard to fund the continent's infrastructure needs.

Are Africa’s fortunes surging or slipping?

S.Africa slips as Nigeria climbs Africa's Business Confidence Index.