Fifty percent of sub-Saharan Africa’s population will be mobile phone users by 2020, and higher tech smartphones will play a big role in this next chapter of the continent’s mobile story.
The political transition following the passing of Zambia’s president seems likely to be relatively smooth, but new leadership may be tempted to lean on miners for revenue.
With the military in power and a transition framework on the table, it remains unclear who will step in to lead the west African country.
Women stand to be disproportionately affected by the Ebola oubreak in West Africa. Gender needs to be a bigger part of the response.
The business tycoon turned governance activist believes the time has come to re-invigorate the idea of creating political pan-African unity - but does the leadership exist to make it happen?
Oil sales from Africa to the US are falling, with Nigerian exports taking the biggest hit.
The truth is we don’t know how many people will get Ebola..The old saying is true: prepare for the worst, hope for the best.
Ethiopia aims to become a global manufacturing hub. Could the country’s successes be a model for the next phase of Africa’s economic evolution?
Could alarmist narratives about the Ebola epidemic damaging the region’s economies more than the disease itself?
The concept of mobile savings accounts is starting to pick up momentum across Africa. If it continues, it could make life a lot easier for borrowers too.
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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