In celebrating Africa Day, the ANC has said the quest for economic independence and development in Africa remains an ideal.
African leaders have opened celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc with Africa's problems set aside for a day to mark progress.
Carefully honed and systematically applied reconciliation policies could serve to strengthen cooperation and renewal on the continent.
In Jo’burg, Olufemi stands shoulder to shoulder with the pride of Africa’s top musicians.
Conditions are auspicious for Africa's two biggest economies to work together for mutual profit.
Kwame Nkrumah envisioned an Africa united by necessity and if anything can get the continent's nations to work together, it's the prospect of wealth.
Bogaletch Gebre was born in rural Ethiopia in the 1950s into circumstances "not much different than most of the girls of my time".
The proposed R700-million building in Midrand which will host the meetings of the Pan-African Parliament is still just a big hole in the ground.
A Senegalese activist blames poverty and underdevelopment for Africa's instability.
Far-flung lowtech satellite dishes have been bringing the continent up to astronomical speed.
Judges find that banning daughters from inheriting positions is not a discriminatory practice.
This week marks the 50th year since the founding of a continent-wide organisation that spearheaded efforts to liberate Africa from colonial masters.
Radio may be old but it's the most accessible form of technology on the continent, which is why some African leaders feel threatened by it.
A number of apps and cellphone-based programmes are being developed to help small-scale Kenyan farmers increase their agricultural skills and yields.
With the backing of the G8 and the private sector, smallholder farming will take Africa forward, writes Jane Karuku.
"Afrique, Afrique, Afrique!" cried Tumi Molekane of Tumi and the Volume, ending an electric hip-hop set at the Africa Day celebrations in Newtown.
Africa Day next week is an opportunity for universities to interrogate Western hegemony
Percy Zvumoya looks at the upcoming film festival Africa on Screen, which will coincide with this year's Africa Day celebrations.