AfDB head warns of global risks to Africa

Exporters need to negotiate better deals with China

Chagos Islands: Long journey home

Islanders were forcibly displaced in the 1960s. Now there is hope of a return, but it is complicated by the US military presence

China turbulence casts shadow on Africa

Fears grow for rare economic bright spot

S Africa central bank rules out rand prop

But governor fears for economy amid emerging market turbulence

South African economy contracts sharply

GDP shrinks amid slowdown in mining and manufacturing

Africa private equity group raises $1.4bn

Record sum reflects search for higher returns in new markets

World’s poor bank on a better future

Report says tipping point reached in push for financial inclusion

Boko Haram timeline

Timeline: Boko Haram’s deadly evolution

Charting five years of the Islamist group’s attacks in Nigeria

Germany to receive 800,000 asylum seekers

Record figures lay bare scale of Europe’s refugee crisis

Nigeria’s NNPC taps private sector

Senior appointments include direct hires from Total and Shell

Libya calls for air strikes against Isis

Arab League to hold emergency meeting to discuss demand

Nigeria adopts unorthodox currency measures

Abuja tightens access to foreign exchange as oil income falls

Nigeria oil industry awaits Buhari plan

President’s strategy unclear despite arrival of new NNPC boss

Mali hotel siege hostages freed

Attack was far to the south of the militants’ desert strongholds

Nigeria central bank rejects cut to naira

Governor Godwin Emefiele’s protectionist stance sparks concern

Transcript: Nigerian top banker interview

Godwin Emefiele defends his approach to stabilising the naira

Gatecrasher at Obama’s African homecoming

President shows more interest in continent but upper hand remains with China

Falling markets and the ‘resource curse’

Capital expenditure cuts eat into developing nations’ growth

Buhari delays rattle Nigeria investors

Perception of a fiscal policy vacuum hits business confidence

Health experts hail Ebola breakthrough

Preliminary test results for vaccine against deadly virus show positive