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Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe takes a tumble, or does he? – video

Thu 5 Feb, AT 12:56

'Even Jesus would have tripped', said Mugabe's information minister, who denied the fall even happened

Ebola blood sample

Ebola virus mutation may be more contagious

One-Minute Read
Thu 29 Jan, AT 11:29

New Ebola mutation may infect patients without making them ill, making transmission more likely

Africa's growing population

Jobs, security, investment: Africa’s next billion

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Tue 16 Sep, AT 07:42

By 2050, Africa’s population will hit 2.4 billion. What effect will this have and what opportunities will it present for your business?

Africa's population to pass 2.4bn by 2050

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Tue 16 Sep, AT 07:40

Nigeria's population is expected to surpass the US by 2050. Where else will the continent grow?

Bob Diamond

Should you follow Bob Diamond into Africa?

Personal Finance
Fri 13 Dec, AT 15:25

The former banker’s new African venture is not without risk, but he could be riding a rising tide

Chinua Achebe, the 'Mandela of Literature', dies at 82

Fri 22 Mar, AT 16:06

Six things you may not know about man who became an emblem of modern Africa after writing Things Fall Apart

Justin Welby: conflict resolution specialist for a warring Church

Talking Point
Thu 8 Nov, AT 13:34

Next Archbishop of Canterbury has negotiating skills - but can he bat off 'Old Etonian' insults?


You're either Downton Abbey or Homeland – or a lunatic

Opinion digest
Tue 16 Oct, AT 12:16

Opinion digest: the Sunday night dilemma, African leaders, absurdity of the ‘feminist' Julia Gillard