South Africa delayed signing agreements for renewable-energy projects worth 56 billion rand ($4.7 billion), after a court postponed a ruling on a labor union application to block the deals.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced $533 million in new aid to fight famine in East Africa and the Lake Chad region, in a move aimed at underscoring the U.S.

South Africa’s mining industry and the government are moving closer to resolving a dispute over levels of black ownership that’s deterred investment and dragged down growth in the continent’s most

The South African Wind Energy Association has asked the government to sign power purchase agreements to move ahead with approved projects that have been delayed for a third year.

Last July, a Whole Foods store in New York’s Harlem decided to stock bags of fonio, a West African grain similar to couscous. The first shipment sold out in three hours.

Nigeria plans to start building a $5.8 billion hydro-power plant in the eastern Mambila region this year, after it agrees on loan terms with China’s Export-Import Bank.

The world’s total wealth is growing and that’s a good thing, but it’s still not fixing the inequality divide, according to a new report by the World Bank.

South Africa’s government has no immediate plans to allocate funds for drought alleviation in the water deprived Western Cape Province, Water & Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane told report

Nigeria’s House of Representatives passed a bill governing the country’s energy sector after the Senate did so in May, taking Africa’s top oil producer one step closer to a much-awaited overhaul of

In South Africa the bacterial disease Listeriosis has left 60 people dead, with almost 750 additional cases confirmed, according to the United Nations.