Policemen on horseback amble among the sunbathers and new metal detectors dot hotel entrances in Tunisia as the North African country seeks to bring back tourists a year after a seaside massacre.
When 2016 rang in, Divin Lwamba, a street vendor with nine mouths to feed, says he was making up to US$300 a day selling samosas in Lubumbashi's main market.
Mobile phones and rising connectivity in Africa will give rise to a new market in mobile financial services, creating explosive opportunities for business on the continent, research has found.
This photo taken on Monday, June 20 shows a Nigerien woman and a boy collecting wood, crossing the path of a sheep flock by the river Komadougou Yobe near Diffa.
Nigeria's currency plummeted Monday, losing more than a third of its value as the government floated the naira for the first time in the history of the oil-producing nation.
Inflation in Nigeria rose to a more than six-year high in May, official figures showed Tuesday, heaping pressure on the government to loosen restrictive currency controls.
Africa's best barista doesn't drink coffee, nor even really like it, yet two-time Kenyan champ Martin Shabaya won the Africa round and next month competes at the World Barista Championships.
Bidding for power plants in South Africa is expected to start in coming months, France's special envoy for nuclear matters said Wednesday in Johannesburg.
Rwanda formally opened a unique methane power plant Monday which it is hoped will one day provide 60 percent of the country's electricity, according to its operator.
A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela's arrest, beginning the leader's 27 years behind bars, a report said on Sunday.