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French police detain billionaire Vincent Bolloré in Africa bribery probe

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:03:03 GMT

Industrialist’s holding company denies any irregularities in Guinea and Togo



Vincent Bolloré in French police custody after Africa probe

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:52:35 GMT

Billionaire detained as part of bribery investigation



Angola hires banks for dollar bond sale

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:53:33 GMT

Fresh debt-raising comes after African nation secures IMF backing for reforms



Interview: Cyril Ramaphosa on how to fix South Africa

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:00:30 GMT

‘Something was wrong, horribly wrong,’ says the country’s president of the Zuma era. Now he must restore faith in the African powerhouse and its politics



Tanzania’s bloggers face hefty fees for right to post online

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:25:13 GMT

Activists fear levies of hundreds of dollars are tool to stifle freedom of expression



Stop our oceans choking on a plastic overdose

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:28:29 GMT

Governments and companies must act globally to clean up the seas



Kenyan deputy president fiercely criticises stock exchange

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:12:56 GMT

Ruto says Nairobi bourse needs to do more to attract big companies



Climate change and automation threaten economic convergence

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:09:01 GMT

Workers from catch-up nations face a more hostile environment than their predecessors



Cyril Ramaphosa outlines blueprint to revive South Africa economy

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:49:57 GMT

New president wants to create ‘conducive investment climate’ after years of scandal



African nations slipping into new debt crisis

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 04:00:32 GMT

IMF urges more taxes to help pay interest that has hit levels not seen for 18 years



Investing in Senegal

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:05:53 GMT

The ambitious Emerging Senegal Plan aims for middle-income status by 2035, with investment in energy and infrastructure, business reforms and attempts to reduce poverty. This report includes the surge in FDI from the east, tech entrepreneurs, tourism, oil and gas and an interview with Wari money transfer chief Kabirou Mbodje



Infrastructure at the heart of Senegal government’s grand plan

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:01:01 GMT

Physical foundations are central to a strategy to develop economy and alleviate poverty



Reputation for stability lures new foreign investors to Senegal

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:57 GMT

There has been a surge of interest from beyond the traditional western sources



Senegal’s fishing small fry take on the sharks

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:52 GMT

Local fishermen suffer from the impact of large and often-illegal foreign trawlers



Senegal’s entrepreneurs want their share of tourist money

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:48 GMT

Locals are reaching beyond the traditional French and Belgian markets



Senegal’s journey from blackouts to gas and green energy

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:44 GMT

Progress is swift, but universal access to electricity will take time



Senegal communities weigh impact of growth in gold mining

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:39 GMT

Expansion brings both jobs and questions for people living near mines



Senegal hopes to reap rewards of modernising agriculture

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:38 GMT

There is progress but land reform and irrigation challenges remain



Stuttering start-ups call for more help from Senegal’s government

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:38 GMT

Founders say high taxes and a lack of funding hold businesses back



Dakar: visiting Senegal’s changing capital

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:38 GMT

The vibrant city is modernising fast but feels stable and relaxed



Senegal moves to raise school attendance and make reforms bite

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:38 GMT

Fragmented system of religious, state and private schools slows change



Senegal CEO: ‘Africa is not prosperous because we’re not integrated’

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:37 GMT

Wari money transfer chief Kabirou Mbodje on connecting the continent



Discoveries in Senegal focus attention on avoiding the ‘oil curse’

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:00:36 GMT

Executives and diplomats believe country could dodge pitfalls — but questions remain



Chocolate industry accused of failure on child labour

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:04:04 GMT

NGOs say problem has grown despite industry’s efforts to eradicate it



Indonesian state companies scramble for Africa

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:00:28 GMT

Deals by Garuda and Wijaya Karya signal increasing south-east Asian influence in continent