- King Tut, Killed In Joy-Riding Chariot Accident?
November 04 2013 6:58 PM
King Tut, one of the most emblematic pharaohs of ancient Egypt, was also one of the first “boy racers” and may have died in a freak chariot accident, according to new research.
- Morsi Claims He Is Still President At Cairo Trial
November 04 2013 6:00 PM
Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi appeared on trial at a Cairo court Monday, his first public appearance since he was deposed on July 3
- Where Does Somali-Pirate Ransom Money Go?
November 04 2013 3:58 PM
The roughly $400 million in ransom taken in from 2005 to 2012 helped fuel the local economy -- and more terrorism.
- Alexander Skarsgard Love Triange: Is He Dating Taylor Swift Or Katie Holmes?
November 04 2013 2:46 PM
Alexander Skarsgard is reportedly in a love triangle with his "The Giver" co-stars.
- The Ones Left Behind: Urban Poor Pushed Out As African Cities Thrive
November 01 2013 5:49 PM
Fast economic growth across the African continent can worsen living conditions for slum dwellers.
- Kenyan President's ICC Trial Postponed One More Time
November 01 2013 12:39 PM
The International Criminal Court agreed that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will not go to trial until February.
- Starbucks’ European, African, Middle East Business Suffered In 2013
October 31 2013 11:29 AM
Despite strong earnings overall, Starbucks’ financial summary for 2013 so far highlighted a tough year in Europe and other regions.
- Barrick Gold Halts Work On Pascua Lama Mine
October 31 2013 9:58 AM
The major decision throws the world’s largest gold producer into even more uncertainty with respect to its overall mine plans.
- IMF: Africa More Vulnerable To Global Financial Shocks
October 31 2013 9:53 AM
African governments raised a record $8 billion in bonds this year, contributing to the continent's exposure to global financial breakdowns.
- Made By China: Was Mugabe's Most Recent Re-Election Orchestrated By Beijing?
October 29 2013 12:16 PM
According to leaked documents, a member of China's Communist Party helped Zimbabwe's president remain in office by manipulating votes.
- Credit Squeeze, Then Immigration Squeeze
October 29 2013 12:10 PM
UBS economist Paul Donovan explains exactly how the financial crisis may have sparked anti-immigration sentiment in Europe and America.
- Libya Struggles As Armed Gangs Roam The Country
October 29 2013 10:54 AM
Libyan armed robbers make off with $55 million in cash as post-Gaddafi Libya struggles with armed gangs.
- Zimbabwe Mulls Mining Bond Offering
October 29 2013 9:36 AM
Analysts are skeptical about the African nation’s ability to attract foreign investment in its mining sector.
- BlackBerry BBM For Android 'Fake' Review Mystery Solved?
October 26 2013 12:37 PM
BlackBerry releases a statement saying it 'does not condone' new trend.
- A Space Program For Ethiopia? It All Begins With A Telescope
October 25 2013 8:29 AM
A new astronomical observatory on Entoto, near Addis Ababa, could set the stage for Ethiopian space science.
- Open Letter To World Gold Council Says It Misrepresents Gold Demand
October 23 2013 3:50 PM
The letter says global gold demand is 1000 tons more than what council statistics say.
- South Korean Tobacco Firm Withdraws Racist Ad
October 23 2013 10:28 AM
Africans living in South Korea were also angered by the advertisement.
- Coffee Prices May Bottom In Coming Months
October 23 2013 6:21 AM
Better supplies from Brazil have left coffee prices at serious lows, but that could spell opportunity for investors bullish on coffee.
- Herpes Study Confirms That Human Migration Spread Out From Africa
October 21 2013 9:56 PM
A new study of the herpes virus has confirmed widely-held beliefs about human migration.
- Galloping Dung Beetles Discovered In South Africa
October 21 2013 4:37 PM
Three species of dung beetles native to South Africa have "galloping" gaits that allow them to navigate to their burrows, new research suggests.