- How Much Would You Pay For A Glowing Wikipedia Entry?
November 08 2013 9:55 PM
Companies are hiring editors to work on their Wikipedia entries. How will this damage the site's credibility?
- IBM Lab In Kenya Is The First In Africa
November 08 2013 2:33 PM
The facility will use technology to address some of Africa's most-pressing problems.
- Here Are The (Accidentally Released Early) New BMW 2 Series Specs
November 08 2013 12:40 PM
BMW officially released 2 Series details two months earlier than expected.
- Somaliland’s Oil Minister: East Africa Is The New Middle East
November 08 2013 10:47 AM
A breakaway region of war-torn Somalia may be sitting on an oil bonanza. Among those looking to profit is the former boss of Gulf spill-era BP.
- Ghana Fires Official For Admitting She's In It For The Money
November 08 2013 10:35 AM
Vicky Hammah was fired as a deputy minister over comments that were secretrly recorded.
- Murder Uncovers Ugly Racist Attitudes Of Indians Toward Blacks
November 06 2013 2:12 PM
That attack represented the culmination of long tensions between local Indians and a small Nigerian community.
- Is Money The Key To Happiness? Report Says It Helps
November 06 2013 6:14 AM
As the effects of the 2008 global financial crisis fade, an OECD report charts happiness levels from the period.
- Barclays Injunction Means Good News For Somalia
November 05 2013 5:18 PM
A humanitarian disaster is avoided after a court tells Barclays it must continue to transfer money to Somalia despite terrorism fears.
- Beyond Boko Haram: The Roots Of Conflict In Northern Nigeria
November 05 2013 2:26 PM
Boko Haram has become a byword for instability in northern Nigeria, but Islamist militants are not the only ones to blame.
- Gold Producers: When Should We Buy Their Shares?
November 05 2013 12:34 PM
“Beaten-down” mining stocks are likely to remain unattractive until gold prices rise, which could take months or years.
- Egypt's Economic Woes May Soon Be Over: Report
November 05 2013 10:57 AM
Egypt's output index has risen above the 50 mark, the demarcation point between expansion and contraction.
- 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.