South Africa is not seeing the benefits of investment in the continent as investors look for new markets that "give them a growth story".
If Africans are not careful, their predicted future wealth will fall into foreign hands - as has happened in the past, writes Khaya Dlanga.
African countries need to work together to build economic growth with social inclusion and public accountability, writes Jay Naidoo.
The best kinds of lists are the subjective ones – much like the best blogs, writes arts and culture editor Zodwa Kumalo-Valentine.
The spread of extremism and Ebola contradict the "Africa rising" narrative but good governance can overcome the continent's problems, says Mo Ibrahim.
A lot of things went wrong for Africa since the 1960s, but here's one you probably didn't know about: we got shorter.
Investor interest is likely to centre on PMI reports in China and Europe. Both sets of reports may be disappointing. Here is your guide.
Swaziland residents share their stories of being kicked off their family's land by members of the royal family and politically-connected individuals.
We take a look at developments of the deadly virus as it continues to spread in West Africa. How did it start and how are countries dealing with it?
The telecom giant's sales rose to R18.3-billion in the second quarter with data revenue from other African countries accelerating growth.
?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.