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Let food fuel Africa’s economic development
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Let food fuel Africa’s economic development

Malnutrition is a blight for many children across Africa, damaging their health and stunting workforces. Biofortified crops can go a long way towards preventing this.

Tourism in Nigeria- Slow burn
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Tourism in Nigeria: Slow burn

Despite sinking oil revenues, a struggling currency and a deepening recession, Nigeria has more hotels under construction than any other African nation. Who will fill them?

Africa’s spending to top $5.6tn by 2025- McKinsey
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Africa’s spending to top $5.6tn by 2025: McKinsey

The management consulting firm also forecasts the continent will become the world’s second-fastest growing region after Asia over the next five years.

Africa’s green city opportunity
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Africa’s green city opportunity

Much of Africa’s urban environment has yet to be built. This is a chance for the region to lead the world on low-carbon urban development.

Zimbabwe and South Africa tussle over trade
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Zimbabwe and South Africa tussle over trade

A move by Zimbabwe’s government to restrict imports has riled neighbouring South Africa, as well as groups within its own borders

After Paris- Climate policy’s next chapter
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After Paris: Climate policy’s next chapter

The 2015 Paris Agreement marked a historic step forward in the global fight against climate change. Now the challenges of implementation begin.

Algeria's budget crisis curbs Chinese building boom
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Algeria's budget crisis curbs Chinese building boom

Chinese firms have won billions in government infrastructure contracts in the past 15 years, but are starting to feel the pinch of Algeria's economic downturn as oil prices crash.

Tanzania, Nigeria and the EU: Free trade discord
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Tanzania, Nigeria and the EU: Free trade discord

Tanzania and Nigeria reject EU free trade deals as they attempt to prove that industrialisation policy does not have to be a dirty word.

Côte d’Ivoire- Tech hub on the rise teaser
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Côte d’Ivoire: Tech hub on the rise

Côte d’Ivoire is trying to position itself as a tech and business destination in west Africa that can compete with Senegal’s Dakar and Lagos in Nigeria. Can digital development lead the way?

E-health shakes up Africa’s healthcare systems - Getty
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E-health shakes up Africa’s healthcare systems

Innovative online and mobile solutions aim to change the face of healthcare across Africa. However, challenges remain as they look to scale up.

Consolidating Africa's banks

Arnold Ekpe talks to This is Africa about the logic of consolidating banks in many of the region's markets.

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