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.
The urgent priority is to break the cycle of transmission of this deadly disease.
Zimbabwe is struggling to balance its books - and keep businesses from fleeing - as the consequences of farm nationalisation and expropriation policies come full circle
The US-Africa summit resulted in pledges to invest in the continent’s power infrastructure - but implementation remains the challenge.
As post-2015 development goals are formulated, partnerships between the private sector and nonprofits leverage both sectors’ strengths towards targeting health.
The new BRICS development bank will look to fund infrastructure projects across the developing world - and to provide a counterweight to western development institutions.
Increasing agricultural productivity across Africa requires investing in both the technology and the services needed to reach smallholder farmers.
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.
When you add it all up, girls’ education offers a return on investment that compounds over time.
As Africa urbanises, Singapore’s master planners are at the forefront of reimagining many of the continent’s growing metropolises.
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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