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Medecins Sans Frontieres staff  treat a suspected Ebola patient in the isolation unit of Kampungu in Congo. Photograph: Reuters

While Ireland’s missionaries and aid volunteers have played a disproportionate role in ministering to Africa’s poorest, few travel memoirs have been w(...)

Portuguese football legend Eusebio,  playing for Benfica at a match against Arsenal in 1971. Photograph: Getty Images

Eusébio, who has died aged 71, was the greatest African footballer in the history of the game. He moved from his native Mozambique to the Portuguese c(...)

Portugal football legend Eusebio who died today aged 71. Photograph: Getty

Portugal has declared three days of national mourning after one of its greatest footballers, Eusebio, died after reportedly suffering a heart attack a(...)

Nelson Rolihlala Mandela was arguably the most respected statesman the world has seen since the end of the second World War. His dignity, his determin(...)

While Kenmare Resources has been praised for its social responsibility programme in Mozambique and takes part in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, benefits from its mine are minor compared to the profits made, the new report suggests.

A report that claims Kenmare Resources is not paying its fair share of taxes to the Mozambican government from its mining operation there has been (...)

Makeshift homes are erected by the poor under a Lagos flyover in the Nigerian capital. African countries have benefited over the past three years from investors’ hunger for yield due to ultra-loose monetary policies in the US, Japan and Europe. Photograph:  Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images

The International Monetary Fund has for the first time warned that sub-Saharan African countries are becoming “increasingly vulnerable to global finan(...)

Among Group of 20 economies, Germany, where Angela Merkel won a third term as chancellor, ranked highest at 14th in the Global Gender Gap Report from the Global Economic Forum. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/reuters

The world’s gender gaps narrowed slightly this year, with Iceland showing the least inequality among men and women, a report by the World Economic For(...)

File photograph of Minister of State Jan O’sullivan visiting the Irish Aid-supported Mandimba Health Centre in Mozambique. Irish companies, including Kenmare Resources (mining), Kentz (engineering) and Tullow Oil (oil exploration), have significant investments in Mozambique, and Irish Aid counts it as one of its key partner nations

Armed militia linked to Mozambique’s opposition party Renamo attacked a police station yesterday hours after the former rebel group announced it would(...)

Tito Mboweni, chairman of AngloGold, South Africa, speaking at the  Africa-Ireland Economic Conference in Dublin.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Irish and South African companies can benefit equally from the work being done to strengthen economic ties between the two countries, according to for(...)

ONGC is India’s biggest energy explorer. The country is heavily dependent on imports to meet its energy needs.

Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), India’s biggest energy explorer, plans to pay about $2.6 billion (€1.9 bn) to buy a 10 percent stake in a Mozambiq(...)

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