[PARIS] France rolled out red carpets and honor guards for President Xi Jinping of China on Monday, but beneath the pomp, there were wary statements about China's influence by his host, President...

[NAIROBI] With the world's forests increasingly under threat from climate change and logging, leaders and top bank chiefs pledged billions on Thursday to help reverse the steep decline in Africa's...

[JOHANNESBURG]  Africa is on the cusp of a liquefied natural gas boom. That's in part due to accelerating global demand. It's also down to a fast-track method of getting the fuel to...

AFRICAN swine fever has spread rapidly to more than half of China's provinces despite measures to contain it, the government said, warning that a situation previously described as under...

ALUMINIUM dealer Compact Metal Industries, which is trying to grow in the cement business, will not be buying a majority stake in an unfinished Mozambican cement plant.

HILTON Worldwide Holdings plans to more than double its hotels in Africa in the next five years by mainly striking deals with existing hotels for conversion into its brand, its chief executive...

THE BROAD VIEW

DURING the past decade, China has been investing a lot of money in sub-Saharan Africa: some Western observers worry that this represents a new form of colonialism. Given the continent's...

THE BOTTOM LINE

LAST week, China played host to 53 African countries and unveiled its latest triennial aid plan for the continent: US$60 billion, the same as in 2015, but with some differences.

COMMENTARY

The global spotlight is shining brightly on Africa this week and the next. Leaders from top states in the continent are, separately, meeting Donald Trump, Xi Jinping, Theresa May and Angela Merkel...

AFRICA-SINGAPORE BUSINESS FORUM

AS regional integration picks up in Africa and South-east Asia, there is room for closer collaboration, the Minister for Trade and Industry has said.