Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers stand to rake in $800m this year. It's Africa's second largest tobacco producer. Sales and revenues are rising and the 2017 crop promises to be very lucrative
South Africa is considering an amendment to its constitution which will allow the expropriation of land without compensation. The government claims it is addressing lingering injustice from the apartheid era.
The selling of this year's tobacco harvest in Zimbabwe started this week. Farmers and government officials alike are hoping for a banner year but obstacles remain.
Billions of dollars in remittances flowed to Africa in 2017. The money could go further if it wasn't more expensive to send money to Africa than anywhere else in the world, a new World Bank study finds.
In the 19th century, slaves en route to Zanzibar were freed by British navy forces and resettled at Frere Town in Mombasa, Kenya. Price Haywood has taken it upon himself to document their journey and his family's story.
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