Violence casts long shadow in Ivory Coast

C262KH Duekoue, Ivory Coast
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Government’s focus has been on economy, not reconciliation

Ivory Coast gains pace on road to revival

Investors rush to one of Africa’s best performers

S Africa sells Vodacom stake to help Eskom

Utility faces a financing gap of more than R200bn

Three reasons for South African optimism

Free speech, judges and business founders offset the malaise elsewhere

‘Weak schools’ drive S Africa joblessness

Strong trade unions not the cause of structurally high unemployment

Cocoa exporters hit at Ivory Coast rules

Industry figures say policy changes favour president’s stepson

African trials fuel malaria vaccine hopes

Equatorial Guinea hosts tests that hold promise of end to disease

Naspers looks beyond Tencent success

Investor focus centres on South African group’s next move to build a global ecommerce business

Nigeria president dissolves state oil company board

NNPC is target for anti-corruption drive

S Africa police slated over Marikana deaths

Inquiry calls for criminal probe into 2012 shooting of 34 strikers

Scheme to reform Boko Haram’s jailed jihadis

Terror group members undergo religious counselling

South Africa reviews ICC membership

Pretoria’s stance will disappoint the west but win plaudits from Africa

UN warns against complacency over Aids

Number of cases of the disease rising in some countries

Renzi finds migration knock-backs hard to stomach

For all of Italian PM’s efforts, his fellow European leaders have balked at plea for aid

Iberia eyes Algerian gas exports

Deal is intended to weaken Russia’s market dominance

UK arrests Rwandan intelligence chief

Karenzi Karake accused of ordering massacres

Human rights group hits out at World Bank

Opponents of projects intimidated by governments, claims report

EU to use military against people smugglers

Officials warn campaign puts migrants at risk

TPG to invest up to $1bn in Africa

Private equity firm joins forces with billionaire Mo Ibrahim

Global water ‘in distress’, scientists warn

Satellite data show supplies millions rely on are being drained