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.
China’s economy is expected to grow between 2.4 and 5 percent in 2015 - far lower than IMF predictions - with impacts on commodity exports from Africa.
Could alarmist narratives about the Ebola epidemic damaging the region’s economies more than the disease itself?
Peace and security must be the priority if Mali is to industrialize and build an inclusive economy, says the country’s prime minister.
Since the end of the Cold War, we have been missing a true strategic reflection on new forms of hegemonic power.
Some of the best performing governments in the African region have backslid on governance, according to findings from the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
South Africa’s oversubscribed first Islamic bond offering catches the interest of Gulf state and Asian investors.
Engineers are designing pioneering robots to address many issues across the African region. Some think robotics can play a crucial role in innovation on the continent.
Africa’s rich are rising, but their ‘nest eggs’ funds are moving outside the continent faster than ever.
As civil war rages in South Sudan, rebuilding livelihoods must be a priority.
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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