Zimbabwe loosened Thursday the terms of a controversial law that forces foreign companies to cede a majority stake to local investors, signaling an attempt to shore up the country's moribund economy.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled Tuesday a budget that triples investment spending in a bid to stimulate growth and lower the dependence of Africa's largest economy on oil.
South Africa's newly reappointed finance minister on Monday ordered state-owned airline SAA to conclude a deal with Airbus to lease five A330 wide-body planes, after weeks of turbulence at the troubled carrier.
"There'll be no festive season," grumbles a greengrocer in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, where the economy has taken a nosedive and the local currency has hit a historic low against the American dollar.
War-torn Afghanistan and Ebola-ravaged Liberia are set to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) as it holds its first ministerial conference in Africa, opening Tuesday in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
People with African-American sounding names are discriminated against when trying to get a room on Airbnb, a Harvard study says, suggesting many who use the website fail to share its vision of a "trusted community."
South Africa's rand slumped to record lows for a second day on Friday as the country's economic prospects darkened over President Jacob Zuma's firing of the respected finance minister.