The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved 13 new prospective members including two African countries.

Morocco and China's Haite Group signed an agreement to launch an industrial park near Tangiers.

Despite government promises, the roads below are still clogged with traffic 14 months after the light rail system's opening.

Donkeys are being increasingly slaughtered in South Africa to supply smugglers who export the skins to China.

Chinese tourists are slowly returning to Egypt, easing pressure on a key sector battered by years of turmoil.

The China National Petroleum Corporation secured an eight-percent share in an onshore oil concession in Abu Dhabi in a deal worth $1.77 billion.

The annual four-day Mining Indaba in Cape Town takes place as demand in China, one of the world's biggest consumers, begins to stabilise.

China's renminbi slipped a notch to become the sixth most-used global currency over the course of last year, hit by depreciation and government capital controls.

China's State Grid signed a deal Tuesday to buy a majority stake in Brazil's electricity giant CPFL for $4.5 billion.

A Turkish firm is set to win a tender to build the $7.6 billion (7.1-billion-euro) railway in Tanzania. The contract had initially been awarded to a consortium of Chinese companies.