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African leaders from fragile and conflict-affected countries are calling for a reassessment of the Millennium Development Goals and new approaches to development in Africa.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has called on Nigeria to take the lead in the continent’s anti-corruption war for other African countries to follow, as her counterpart Goodluck Jonathan has vowed his administration will not shield any corrupt person from investigation or prosecution by the country's anti-graft agencies.
The global economic crisis is making life difficult for people across Africa.
In Nigeria---Africa’s most populous nation---people are feeling the pinch of the economic crisis, with the situation particularly pronounced in the capital, Abuja.
Sierra Leone is well on the road to transforming its telecommunications infrastructure.
Ghanaians have been complaining about the latest increase in electricity and water tariffs by the authorities.
Ghana’s cocoa harvest has exceeded one million metric tons for the first time, as increased fertilizer use and pest and disease control spurred output in the ongoing 2010-11 crop season.
Strife-torn Ivory Coast has put forward a “Marshall Plan” request to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for the country’s reconstruction.
It seems Ghana is poised to boost its diamonds production, with the revamping of the country's biggest diamond mining company.
After Nigeria’s 36 Governors criticized the Sovereign Wealth Fund, some citizens and members of the civil society have been speaking their minds on the multi billion Naira scheme.
The Guinean government has signed a contract with the Chinese company, China International Water and Electric for the construction of a hydro electric dam.