Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has told reporters his government cannot grant an amnesty to militant Islamist group Boko Haram because it is not known who its members are or what they want, describing them as "ghosts", operating under a "veil".
International brewing giant SABMiller is planning to break ground in April this year with the construction of its planned 260,000 hectolitre brewery in Namibia, it said in a statement on Wednesday.
The results of Kenya's presidential election have been delayed due to a technical fault.
Nigerian businessman and President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has maintained his position as Africa's richest man according to a list of the world's richest people released by Forbes magazine.
MTN Group, South Africa's second-largest cellphone company, has reported a two percent rise in full-year profit.
Kenya's Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta has established a large lead over rival and current Prime Minister Raila Odinga in the country's presidential race.
Five people have been killed after a plane crashed in Goma, the main city in eastern DR Congo.
Ghana president John Dramani Mahama on Monday launched a project to build a $10 billion IT hub near Accra within three years.
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), the world's largest platinum producer, has signed a recognition agreement with South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu).
Zico Group, established by prominent business activist Sandile Zungu, is going Pan African says CEO Tshego Sefolo.
Emerging market (mass market) segments are increasingly important and the battle is being won by smaller, agile players, who offer cost- and technically-leading products and services.
Africa Outlook talks to Pete Richardson, corporate sales manager at Legend Lodges, Hotels & Resort, a unique, world-class resort that is home to the world famous Extreme 19th.
Continental Reinsurance is the largest local reinsurance company in Nigeria.
The Namibian Dolphin Project is a research and conservation project working in Walvis Bay and Lüderitz.
Nigeria is Africa's foremost business destination second only to South Africa.
Following a series of acquisitions, Intdev Internet Technologies - a business solutions specialist company - is pushing to expand its offering and is looking to hire new staff.
Sable Holdings' managing director Gavin Bowes talks to Africa Outlook.
Africa Outlook talks to Thomas Bärwald, the CEO of gas and air handling equipment giant Howden Africa, a regular in the Business Times newspaper's 'Top 100 Companies', which has its eye on growing its markets through excellent engineering and service.