Nigeria claims success against Boko Haram

President says tide is turning as some rebel forces surrender

First US Ebola case diagnosed in Texas

Man from Liberia was potentially infectious for 4 days

Kenya sees GDP grow 25% after revision

East Africa hub economy may be able to apply for commercial loans

Cocoa traders fear spread of Ebola

Prices at 3½ year high on worries over risk to Ivory Coast

S Africa rand hits lows on economy fears

Anaemic growth and huge current account deficit weigh on currency

Africa’s MTN reinvents itself via music

Mobile operator seeks to transform itself into content provider

Ebola cases could hit 1.4m by January

US authorities warn on huge scale of outbreak

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‘Emerging Africa’, by Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu

A homegrown guide to an African future. Review by Katrina Manson

Africa’s elite reaches for the finer things in life

Demand is highest in South Africa and Nigeria, but there is rising interest across the continent

S Africa central bank chief to step down

Rand falls after respected governor says she will quit

IMF and World Bank in $300m Ebola pledge

Economic growth in west Africa expected to fall

Somalia tackles donors’ corruption concerns

Mogadishu to cancel or review high-profile contracts

Volunteer given experimental Ebola vaccine

UK trial fast-tracked in response to outbreak in West Africa

South Africa joins sukuk bond rush

$500m sale more than four times subscribed

Oil battle fuels Africa’s lengthy conflict

Drilling revives 40-year-old fight over Western Sahara’s future

Obama calls for global response to Ebola

US sending 3,000 troops as UN warns toll could double in weeks

South Sudan orders foreign hires to leave

Loss could cripple economy and hinder food aid delivery

500 feared dead in migrant boat sinking

Survivors say traffickers deliberately sank boat in Mediterranean

Asian entrepreneurs race to US and Europe

Wealthy individuals seek stability, survey finds

South Africa to prop up power utility

Eskom to get capital injection as it battles to keep lights on