Ethiopia protests crushed by deadly force

Soaring land prices and corruption leave farmers fearful

Zimbabwe to push on with indigenisation

Scheme need not impede re-engagement efforts, minister insists

Sanusi criticises Nigeria’s forex policy

Ex-central bank chief says Buhari risks effort on graft and terror

Boko Haram militants change tactics

Fewer suicide attacks, but analysts say claims Nigerian terror group is on back foot are premature


Kenya a rare bright spot in EM gloom

East African oil importer sees falling deficits, solid growth and stable currency

The new president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina is seen at the bank's headquarters in Abidjan, on September 17, 2015
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AfDB steps in to plug African funding gap

Bank head says promoting investment in infrastructure a priority

S Africa president to repay mansion sum

Zuma to meet part of bill for security, pool and chicken run

MTN enlists Holder to fight $3.9bn fine

Lawyer pleads South African telecoms group’s case with Nigeria

Nigerian poor hit by monetary policy

Maintaining value of local currency seems to have lifted prices

Angola pledges tighter bank regulation

Central bank governor says country has sufficient foreign reserves

Nigeria asks World Bank to do IMF’s job

The fund is the one that should lead the response to the crisis

Nigeria woos World Bank to avoid bailout

Adeosun looks to fund huge budget deficit widening in wake of oil price collapse

Gordhan pledges to defend S Africa rating

Finance minister committed to restoring fiscal credibility

Nigeria asks for $3.5bn emergency loans

Approach to World Bank and ADB latest sign of oil price pain

African Union drops Burundi peace mission

Deployment cancelled after fierce opposition over ‘invasion force’

Supply chain scrutiny on battery makers

Child labour concerns centre on cobalt production in Congo

Burundi accused of mass graves cover-up

Security forces tried to conceal extent of violence in government crackdown, says rights group

South Africa raises interest rates

Economy on brink of recession while inflation expected to pass 6%

Mobile payments race under way in Africa

Newcomers search for innovative ways to reach their customers

Zimbabwe pushes for rapprochement

Discussions reflect worries over future when Mugabe goes