Africa is not high on the priority list for the US president, but given his approach to foreign policy, such indifference may not be a bad thing.
President Zuma has unveiled a plan to make higher education free for poor students, but with the country’s budget already under pressure this risks causing big financial strains.
Ethiopia’s economic success over the last 20 years has been based on a state-led model, but now, as talk of political reform emerges, economic change could also be in the air.
With the world economic situation improving, the prospects for Africa’s minerals are looking up.
The head of UNIDO talks to Christine Holzbauer about his organisation’s work with the world’s least developed countries (LDCs).
Predictions of a commodity price rebound in 2017 have fallen short of the mark.
The landmark $1 trillion One Belt, One Road initiative looks set to reshape global trade, but will Africa benefit?
Up to 10,000 Chinese businesses are active in Africa with the majority being private companies, according to a McKinsey report
Debt levels have been rising across the continent, but fears of a return to the dark days of the 1990s may be exaggerated.
Dedicated China-Africa arbitration bodies are bypassing international courts to settle commercial disputes.