Somaliland may be a conservative Muslim country, but when it comes to business its women do not feel their freedom is curtailed.
As the Ethiopian government and international donors struggle to tackle the humanitarian crisis caused by drought in the Horn of Africa, some of the country’s own citizens are those most at risk.
Despite bitter disputes with its neighbour, the government of Ethiopia is accepting large numbers of refugees from Eritrea.
Combining an airfreight terminal, trade zone and proximity to two seaports, Durban’s new logistics hub is boosting development in the region.
The founder and CEO of the innovatory Nigerian payments solutions company Paga talks about building a business that financially empowers locals.
A satellite channel offering international programming dubbed into Amharic is revolutionising Ethiopian television.
Ethiopia’s withdrawal of troops last October highlights problems facing the internationally funded military intervention in Somalia.
The Horn of Africa harbours much potential social discontent, but two unlikely factors help to allay it.
Some say Ethiopians abroad are giving their compatriots a voice but others accuse them of fuelling unrest in the country.
Since Ethiopia declared a state of emergency the government has shut down mobile data and blocked numerous social media sites.