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The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

Africa's growth driven by SA

Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.

By Schalk Mouton

Hackers pose threat to Africa's governments

Hackers have claimed the scalp of the South African Ministry of State Security's Twitter account, underlining concerns that Africa may be the soft underbelly of global cyber security.