The Africa-China summit will provide an opportunity to get a feel for how the Chinese President is responding to democratic developments in Africa.
This is reflected in the poor performance of many countries’ stock markets, which are down by 17% on average.
Ruling elites that behave like private corporations don’t help the continent.
The industry’s almost total disregard for the facts jars with fans on the continent.
African nuclear expertise is limited, so countries are looking abroad to achieve their nuclear ambitions.
Chinese and African health ministers have adopted a declaration to increase access to facilities, medication, health workers and training in Africa.
Africa relies on policies that have failed – even in the countries it borrowed them from.
Choosing the right priorities must start with an accurate assessment of where the greatest problems are.
A true rebirth will come about if we go back to the land and find African solutions for our problems.
Africa's farming potential is huge and the continent has a hungry and ballooning population to feed.
Issues such as corruption, uncertain regulation and political and social unrest have been weighing on an industry already under pressure.
Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré, who is accused of tens of thousands of political killings and torture, will finally stand trial this month.
The continent can build on the experience gleaned from a recently signed tripartite agreement.
Business success stories abound in Africa, taking the place of political theatre and posturing.
A groundbreaking local scientific study has found that homosexuality is completely normal.
African nations are facing mounting risks as they seek to extend two decades of stellar economic growth.
Demonstrations in Burundi are the latest in a string of protests which prove African citizens will not allow their leaders to operate with impunity.
Change requires the right set of political measures and an environment of tolerance and respect.
Researchers are looking at organisms thriving in the extreme environment of the Namib to predict what kind of life we could find on other planets.