Although a million tourists visit the east African country of Tanzania every year, the government has said it is keen to more than double the number.
The richest man in Africa is the Nigerian Aliko Dangote who made his billions through Dangote Cements. He's by no means the only ...
Thirteen people remain under arrest in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, after being detained last Thursday over an alleged plot to overthrow President Omar al-Bashir.
It's estimated that of the 15 billion euros revenue received by South Sudan over the past seven years, at least 25 per cent has been stolen by corrupt officials.
The story that gets the most column inches in today’s press here in France is the announcement by the minister for education, Vincent Peillon, that he intends to revamp the education ...
What's a Lesotho official doing at talks on SA's miners' strike? Should Tony Blair be arrested? And a look at upwardly mobile nightwatchmen in Kenya and Ghana.
Angolans go to the polls tomorrow for the second time since the end of the country's civil war a decade ago.
Why has Nigeria's power minister resigned? Why did Obasanjo fail to deliver power to the people?
Whye the French should be eating more strawberries and apricots. Where will France's 2.2 million new students live?
Nigeria is to introduce new bank notes and coins next year. The aim is to reduce the number of forged banknotes and make large transactions easier. But will it hurt the poor?