- 25 Dead In Guinea Gold Mine Explosion
November 21 2013 9:30 AM
The West African nation has struggled to provide safety for independent miners.
- Is This Luxury Shanty Town ‘Poverty Porn’ For The Rich?
November 20 2013 9:09 PM
Located just outside of Bloemfontein, South Africa’s judicial capital, the faux settlement is “completely safe and child-friendly.”
- IOC President Open To Baseball's Return At Tokyo Games
November 20 2013 4:43 AM
Baseball and softball were voted out as Olympic sports in 2005.
- Meat Mummies Were Preserved In A Variety Of Ways
November 19 2013 3:57 PM
Meat mummies, animal parts used for food in the afterlife, were preserved using a variety of methods.
- World Bank President Bullish On Africa: WSJ CEO Council
November 19 2013 2:55 PM
Burkina Faso, for example, is primed to grow if it can access long-term capital, the World Bank leader said.
- African Fruit Bats Carry Deadly Viruses: Study
November 19 2013 2:40 PM
Scientists found two nasty kinds of virus -- the rabies-like Lagos bat virus and henipaviruses -- in a survey of straw-colored fruit bats.
- Corporate Investments Can Help Accelerate Economic Growth In The Developing World
November 19 2013 2:36 PM
Corporations have shown that earning profits and helping societies develop are not mutually exclusive activities.
- How Corruption Became A Ticking Time Bomb For Malawi
November 19 2013 11:55 AM
President Joyce Banda faces the music as a number of donors suspend development assistance.
- Why Luxury Travel Is Arcing Higher
November 19 2013 10:21 AM
Overall, the outlook for air travel continues to improve, amid a flourishing business environment.
- South Africa Could See Expansion Of Coal Plants
November 19 2013 8:24 AM
Escalating prices and an abundance of reserves could spur the implementation of coal expansion projects.
- The Tardy Skies: Airlines With Worst On-Time Records
November 19 2013 6:18 AM
If punctuality is important to you, you may want to avoid these airlines.
- Livid Twitter Users Wish Death On Smiling Lion Killer
November 18 2013 7:02 PM
Melissa Bachman, a controversial game hunter, found herself the target of death wishes and obscenity-laced insults after she bragged of killing a lion in South Africa.
- Rickety Airlines: Which Airline Has The Oldest Fleet?
November 18 2013 4:47 PM
The Dubai Airshow has the shiniest and newest aircraft on display, which comes in handy for airlines whose fleets are growing a bit gray.
- Map Shows Real-Time Flow Of Currency Into Bitcoin
November 18 2013 11:51 AM
A map at fiatleak.co shows how much money is being changed into Bitcoin, and which countries are investing
- Missed Connections In Ethiopia; Is Government Stifling Telecoms?
November 15 2013 5:46 PM
Addis Ababa should be one of Africa's brightest tech hotspots, but the government is slowing things down.
- Tourists, Corrupt Cops, And Billions Worth Of Oil: Western Ghana At A Crossroads
November 15 2013 2:07 PM
Will the discovery of major oil reserves be good or bad for Western Ghana? The jury is still out.
- Cybercrime - Cloud Data, LinkedIn Likely Targets In 2014
November 15 2013 11:35 AM
Unfortunately, computer hackers bent on stealing your data and wrecking your life will be using new weapons in 2014.
- Figurine Of Tutankhamun's Sister Stolen From Egyptian Museum
November 14 2013 8:16 PM
An international alert has been issued for the safe return of a statuette of Tutankhamun's sister, which was stolen from an Egyptian museum during riots in August.
- Forest Change Mapped With Help Of Google Earth
November 14 2013 8:04 PM
The map highlighted large forest losses in several regions.
- What’s The Most Popular Mobile Phone Brand In Your Country?
November 14 2013 2:47 PM
True, the iPhone is sleek and winning the app war, but Samsung is king in 90 countries.