Since the response to the Ebola epidemic in west Africa began, mobile phone based health technology has been on the frontlines.
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?
New data shows that while productivity is improving, for millions food insecurity is far from being a thing of the past.
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.
Africa’s intra-regional trade networks are underdeveloped, but new laws and investments target its expansion.
Many countries in Africa do not have proper addressing systems. Tech solutions using geolocation technology are rising to this challenge.
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.
As Egypt unveiled an $8.2bn expansion of the Suez Canal, critics question whether the upgrade can bring all the benefits the Sisi administration claims.
Fifteen years after it was first signed, South Africa’s access to US markets through the Agoa trade agreement has done little to dampen rampant unemployment.
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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