Under its Growth and Transformation Five Year Development Plan, Addis Ababa is planning to change the Ethiopian economy at a revolutionary pace. High levels of economic growth have been targeted, as the government seeks to secure middle income status and an end to emergency food aid. Many have argued that the plan is overly ambitious but there is no doubt that the government of President Meles Zenawi is trying to overhaul a long moribund economy at lightning pace.
As Tanzania celebrates its golden jubilee, we take a look at what the future holds for one of Africa's hottest prospects.
A detailed political and economic breakdown of what is quite possibly the most extraordinary transformation in the history of modern Africa.
New evidence shows that Britain accepted liability for slavery back in 1806. How will this affect the reparations movement?
Preview of the 2012 Africa Nations Cup including this year's players to watch, tournament venues and group stage analysis.