rfi

On air
  • RFI English Live
  • Latest Bulletin
  • RFI French Live
Spotlight on Africa
rss itunes

Nigerian President Buhari's trade mission to China

By Nancy Fleming

After talk of import bans and the dangers of Chinese goods undercutting the country’s manufacturing sector, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has paid a state visit to China this month. Whilst there, he negotiated a currency exchange that now actually makes it easier to import Chinese goods into the country, and a six billion dollar loan for infrastructure projects.

Forest conservation efforts in Madagascar making poor people even poorer

Potentially game-changing malaria testing kit secures Ugandan inventors cash prize

Is this the man to beat Cameroon's President Biya in this year's elections?

Politically motivated violence ahead of Burundi's contentious referendum

Cameroon: Pardoned lawyer urges Anglophone groups to hold talks and reconcile diverging views

Africa’s economic growth on the increase driven by commodities, World Bank outlook

Tunisia must increase investment and push through reforms, says OECD

Fixing broken business financing in Africa with Ovamba startup

Telecom firms giving Africans less digital rights than Europeans

Cameroon presidential candidate calls for federal government

Laws in Africa failing to prevent rape; keeping tabs on Guinea’s president

Gambian presidential election must be free and fair, says opposition candidate