Almost all bikes bought in Africa are made abroad. However, in Burkina Faso, local parts suppliers are trying to compete with foreign firms by providing a higher quality product.
Gunmen ambushed five buses carrying workers for a Canadian gold mining company in Burkina Faso. It is the deadliest attack in five years of near-constant extremist violence in the country.
Violence has been growing in Burkina Faso as armed Islamic groups spill over the porous border with Mali. These latest deadly attacks show how one of the world's poorest countries is struggling to contain the problem.
With the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas around the corner, market researcher Steve Koenig elaborates on smart cities and the emergence of evidence-based telemedicine at the world's largest tech trade show.
Africa is inching closer to economic integration with the entry into force of a continent-wide free trade zone. However, many hurdles remain before Africa can deliver on the promise of 1.2 billion person market.
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