Experts say low entrepreneurial spirit slows Africa’s development

Development experts on Wednesday expressed concern about low levels of entrepreneurship in Africa, which has limited the potential for industries

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Liberia election run-off: George Weah up against vice-president

Liberians are choosing a new president in a run-off vote between Vice-President Joseph Boakai and former international footballer George Weah.

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Creating growth – investing in jobs, health, and education – is the best way to stem migration

The unremitting flow of Africans, especially youth, from their countries of origin to other parts of the world in search

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Africa’s next generation has big dreams – IMF chief

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde has said African governments can create a foundation for innovation by

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South African bonds and bank stocks extend rally after Ramaphosa victory

The recent rally in the rand cooled on Tuesday morning, but investors continued to pour into South African bonds and

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Remittances can promote Africa’s dev’t researchers say

Increasing sources of income for Africans are being realised through remittances, which have been observed as an important factor that

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Kenya’s November inflation fell to 4.73%

Inflation for the month of November eased to 4.73 per cent from 5.72 per cent recorded last month as favourable

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Kenyan firms praise President Kenyatta’s move to open borders to Africans

Employers have welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Tuesday announcement that Kenya is opening its borders to Africans, arguing it is a

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Zimbabwe officially declares Mugabe national holiday

Zimbabwe has officially declared 21 February to be Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day, thereby making the former president’s birthday

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Zimbabwe needs immediate economic reforms, warns IMF

Zimbabwe must act quickly to dig its economy out of a hole and access international financial aid, the International Monetary

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