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Gambian voters ignore threats and unseat Yahya Jammeh

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:28:46 GMT

Electoral body declares victory for presidency challenger Adama Barrow

Africa’s economic growth heads for 22-year low

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:55:32 GMT

Per capita income drops in world’s poorest region amid deepening slump

Africa looks to boost growth with free-trade area

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:51:22 GMT

Lowering barriers and tariffs will stimulate the continent’s economies, say leaders

FT Seasonal Appeal: MSF gives ‘psychological first aid’ to migrants

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:29:43 GMT

Team helps desperate arrivals after a harrowing voyage to Sicily

How Africa can turn a food deficit to surplus

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:16 GMT

Water supplies and soil quality are key to meeting the threat of climate change to the continent

Jacob Zuma survives at ANC’s expense

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:46:25 GMT

President has seen off serious challenge but there is a price to be paid

Nigeria looks to private sector to boost growth

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:36:33 GMT

President Buhari seeks to attract foreign investors to lift economy, says minister

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma survives vote to oust him

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:57:32 GMT

Bid to expel ANC leader lays bare divisions at top of ruling party

Zimbabwe launches new currency to ease cash crunch

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:29:40 GMT

Bank customers queue for dollars amid fears bond notes will spark hyperinflation

Nigerian bloggers harassed as politicians take offence

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:06:54 GMT

Journalists feel betrayed by president who promised reform

Nigerian artists draw global interest with social subjects

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:05:57 GMT

A thriving domestic scene is emerging, with galleries, exhibitions and prizes promoting local talent

Nigeria’s anti-corruption crackdown creates political gridlock

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:03:29 GMT

Tensions within the ruling party and over appointment delays have marred president’s reforms

Buhari toils with Herculean task of reviving Nigeria’s economy

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:03:29 GMT

The president’s reforms are criticised as being blunt and ineffective

Nigeria watchers’ crib sheet: oil, currency and Buhari

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:03:29 GMT

Analysts offer their views on the country’s prospects and challenges

Nigerian government urges people to ‘go back to the land’

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:03:29 GMT

Ministers hope farming could provide employment for millions more young people

Western oil majors put off by Nigerian government’s ‘cash calls’

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:03:29 GMT

A draft reform law is keeping companies in wait-and-see mode

Nigerian oil companies hit hardest by funding crisis

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:03:29 GMT

Many indigenous producers took on debt just before the oil price dropped

Boko Haram leaves traumatic legacy

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:03:29 GMT

Lack of professional support could lead to future mental health problems

The statistician who doubled Nigeria’s economy overnight

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:03:29 GMT

Yemi Kale, head of the National Bureau of Statistics, discusses daunting data collection

Domestic battles expose Nigerian army’s vulnerabilities

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:03:29 GMT

Official claims that Boko Haram has been defeated are premature