South Africa’s oversubscribed first Islamic bond offering catches the interest of Gulf state and Asian investors.
Africa’s rich are rising, but their ‘nest eggs’ funds are moving outside the continent faster than ever.
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.
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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