WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia's unemployment rate increased to 34 percent of the working population last year from 28.1 percent in 2014, the last time a labour force survey was conducted, the Namibi

Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development has begun in earnest.

Rwanda’s progress in the fight against poverty has been ranked as the most impactful on the continent since 2005, according to the new African Development Bank’s African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2017

A new study to pinpoint the cause of poverty has started in four central districts on the Seychelles’ main island, Mahe, where the highest percentage of people in poverty live.

The 16th edition of the African Economic Outlook highlights the fact that Africa’s economic performance is reflecting the perils of the global economy. The region’s real GDP growth slowed down to 2.2% in 2016, mainly due to the continued fall in commodity prices and weak global economic growth.

ABIDJAN - Africans are seeing a steady improvement in the quality of their lives, with some countries even nearing world averages, says a wide-ranging report out Monday on the continent's future.

Zimbabwe may confiscate unused mining licenses from companies and liberalize gold trading as ways to boost output.

GOVERNMENT is estimating mining will generate $3 billion revenue this year driven by growth in chrome, which is expected to contribute about $500 million.

The wealth of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote and four other Nigerians is enough to end poverty in Africa’s most populous nation, according to a research published by the charity group, Oxfam.

The African Development Bank will hold a major forum on agribusiness in India between May 22 and 26, the pan-African development lender has announced.

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