China is making bold pledges to use tech to improve education in Africa. The question is: what is in it for them?
A mix of oil and politics is threatening to undermine strong civil societies in Uganda and Kenya, but regional cooperation can help to support oil transparency and accountability groups.
The switch from analogue to digital broadcasting could be worth $50bn for Africa. So why are one third of countries missing the deadline?
Telecoms mogul characterises attacks against the Clinton Foundation as a “political assassination process” as 2016 US presidential elections loom.
A low oil price and uncertainty over future exploration projects – with existing oil fields rapidly drying up – is raising questions about the future of its oil-reliant economy.
After Nigeria’s landmark elections, incoming president Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the volatile, oil rich Niger Delta region may prove the linchpin to his success.
If South Africa can’t kick its addiction to cheap electricity, it needs to find new ways of feeding it.
New research seeks to debunk the assumption that simply by creating jobs governments can buy stability.
Policies must correct the numbers of qualified but industrially irrelevant graduates in Africa before the youth bulge turns into a curse.
The self-declared state of Somaliland has ambitious plans to regulate its nascent oil sector. However, it is a step that could heighten tensions throughout the Somali-speaking region.
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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