These are the 16 liquor brands rich Africans like best – including a R1,649 Japanese whiskey

2018-11-11 19:53

A study into the tastes of rich Africans says cognac and tequila are the top choices, beating out both high-end red wines and champagne.

'We won't tell African leaders what to do but we'll push for good governance, says Mo Ibrahim foundation

2018-11-01 13:06

The Mo Ibrahim foundation says it won't tell African leaders what to do but it would continue to focus on what constitutes good leadership on the continent.

Merkel urges companies to switch focus from Asia to Africa

2018-10-30 19:53

Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged companies to take a closer look at Africa's "huge" economic opportunities, as Germany hopes that development of the continent will help curb illegal migration to Europe.

Africa governance gains hampered by security, job fears: study

2018-10-30 10:00

Security fears and a lack of jobs in African nations have hampered gains in governance across the diverse continent over the last decade, a study says, warning that some promising nations have "lost momentum".

Experts warn of 'coming turbulence' as Africa fails to create jobs for booming youth

2018-10-29 12:00

A new report says African nations are failing to create enough jobs for booming young population even as some countries have seen strong economic growth.

German, Czech leaders want EU migration deals with Africa

2018-10-27 12:01

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Czech counterpart Andrej Babis have showed a rare unity in their conflicting views of migration.

Polygamy persists across Africa, to activists' dismay

2018-10-24 16:15

Millions of women across sub-Saharan Africa are still living in the complex relationships of polygamy, a centuries-old practice once the norm among African men seeking large families to cultivate the land.

100 African startups can each get R500,000 in cash from this prominent UK incubator

2018-10-23 16:13

The incubator is teaming up with Standard Bank.

Watch: How a lost city was discovered near Joburg

Wits researchers have used laser technology to uncover a city from the 15th century.

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African youth opposition movement 'reaches out to Malema, Chamisa' as it aims to drive change

2018-10-14 09:37

Popular young opposition leaders from east Africa they are uniting with like minded people in west and southern Africa to form a movement to drive change across the continent


No trace: Migration in Africa leaves 18 400 dead or missing

2018-11-01 14:37

In all, since 2014, at least 18 400 have died or disappeared traveling within Africa, according to the figures compiled from AP and IOM records

PICS: Prince Charles in Gambia for first leg of Africa trip

2018-11-01 06:05

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Gambia for a three-day visit

11 African leaders meeting in Germany at development summit

2018-10-30 16:50

Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with the heads of 11 African nations, international organisations and corporate leaders to promote a program launched under the German Group of 20 presidency last year designed to encourage private investment in Africa.

Top Africa stories: Zim war veterans, Chamisa vows mass protests

2018-10-30 08:02

War veterans have besieged Zimbabwe's ruling party headquarters, demanding the sacking of top officials, and MDC's Nelson Chamisa says his party is planning mass protests to force President Emmerson Mnangagwa out of power

70 of the largest wind turbines ever seen in Africa will head for the Karoo

2018-10-28 11:02

Green energy company Enel is bringing to Africa some of the largest turbines on the market to power two new wind farms in the Karoo.

A tiny island in Africa with 131 inhabitants has caused 'Africa's smallest war'

2018-10-25 11:10

Migingo Island on Lake Victoria houses four pubs, a pharmacy, a hair salon, and several brothels.

African cities can raise more money. SA, Kenya offer useful lessons

2018-10-24 10:08

South Africa and Kenya have some valuable lessons for other African countries on how to finance urban infrastructure development, writes The Conversation.

African countries' policies must shift to achieve zero hunger

2018-10-22 16:37

For the third year in a row hunger is rising across the world. And, as a recent report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation shows, the situation is worsening in most regions in Africa, writes The Conversation.

Ties between African countries and China are complex. Understanding this matters

2018-10-16 16:13

Not enough credit is given to the agency African governments have in their dealings with China, writes The Conversation.

What would Britain’s business relationship with Africa look like post-Brexit?

2018-10-12 13:34

When Britain will no longer be the gateway to Europe, it is imperative that it strengthens its relationship with the rest of the world. Africa is key to this shift.

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