As Lesotho’s prime minister flees, South Africa is weighing options to protect cross-border interests
Africa’s second-largest economy has rallied just enough to avoid recession following the end of mining strikes, but outlook remains tepid and politically fractious.
Egypt has accrued large debts to international oil and gas companies - and now plans to pay them off by borrowing even more.
Zimbabwe is struggling to balance its books - and keep businesses from fleeing - as the consequences of farm nationalisation and expropriation policies come full circle
A resurgent Chadian government is taking China’s state-owned oil company to task over allegations of environmental damages.
As illicit flows out of Africa grow, the US is still of two minds on reforms despite strong statements.
Algeria hopes to rival Russia as Europe's energy supplier of choice, with massive state investment in both hydrocarbons and renewable energy.
As Ebola spreads across west Africa, experimental treatments raise ethical questions and prospects for unexpected windfalls for obscure pharma companies.
High-level partnership between Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote and US private equity giants fuels commercial interest in the continent
Bitcoin, a kind of alternative digital currency that enables instant, anonymous money transfers using peer-to-peer technology, has stirred up interest in leading financial markets such as the United States and China.
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Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.
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