Remittances to Africa are a growing source of capital. Why are banks closing the accounts of money transfer companies, foreign embassies, Muslim charities and NGOs?
As oil dependent nations continue to struggle with low prices, South Africa remains the region’s top destination for foreign investment.
Ghana’s fiscal crisis shows that the benefits of enacting rules for oil revenues are lost if the broader budget is not managed with the same aims.
The trial of Chad’s former ruler in Senegal is the first time a universal jurisdiction case is proceeding in Africa - but the process has been marred by delays.
Africa will continue to record strong growth in 2015 but at a slower pace than last year, according to new IMF forecasts.
Corporate corruption is the most damaging feature of Nigeria’s economy. Can a new president’s campaign to root out an entrenched system succeed?
Africa is the only region in the world to experience a negative growth in commercial services exports, according to new statistics from the World Trade Organisation.
Nigeria’s president-elect swept to power on the promise to clean up corruption - but can he do it without alienating allies?
Tanzania’s parliament is set to implement stringent new employment regulations to curb the number of foreign workers in the country.
After Nigeria’s landmark elections, incoming president Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the volatile, oil rich Niger Delta region may prove the linchpin to his success.
Graça Machel on women's empowerment in Africa
Graça Machel talks to This Is Africa about her work empowering women across Africa and globally on the side of the 2015 Skoll World Forum.
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