Last year Lenovo became the world's number one PC maker. Now it aims to pursue smartphone dominance.
Unemployment in Zimbabwe is on the rise as businesses close or downsize. In Harare alone, 711 companies shut down in 24 months.
Investment in e-commerce has negatively affected the media giant's balance sheet but the company says its strategy is sound.
Five ambitious teams are in Brazil with the goal of becoming the continent's first World Cup semifinalists.
The Joburg Ballet Development Programme, headed by Fiona Brown, is making girls' dreams come true in Soweto.
Compelling evidence shows petrochemical industries have caused the exceptionally high cancer and asthma rates in the South Durban valley.
As the world embraces the digital era, traditional healers are incorporating social media and technology into their age-old practices.
A complex array of regional structures to unite Africa's 54 member countries has created confusion when it comes to economic integration.
Mail & Guardian Media has launched Mail & Guardian Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, the media organisation announced on Tuesday.
Clamping down on illicit plundering of food and natural resources could curb Africa's food shortages, says the latest Africa Progress Panel report.
The rest of Africa is growing, and perhaps the ruling party should invest more in leadership and change rather than individuals' interests.
Watch a secret recording of the Nation editor Bhekithemba Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko after their arrest last month.
Communications agency Portland has looked at tweets from Africa to determine what languages are used the most and what issues drive the conversation.
A little blog out of New York called Africa is a Country has become a loud voice for the continent, whether it likes it or not.
Inequality on the continent has grown in the past decade as tax systems have failed to redistribute wealth, says Christian Aid.
But Kenya is second to none in its enthusiasm for doing business with China.
Most of Kenya's fastest growing manufacturing waste is not from there. Containing precious metals and lethal toxins, is e-waste worth the risk?
Binyavanga Wainaina, one of Africa's leading literary figures, has outed himself in response to a wave of homophobic laws across the continent.