- Demand For Air Travel Still Sky-High
August 06 2014 10:35 AM
The latest data shows air travel demand is up from last year, but risks loom — including the impact of Ebola.
- Nigeria Confirms Second Ebola Casualty
August 06 2014 9:17 AM
Nigeria has confirmed its second Ebola death.
- L'Oreal, Unilever Leading Multibillion-Dollar African Haircare Industry
August 06 2014 8:37 AM
The African hair care business has become a multibillion-dollar industry.
- Thailand Monitoring 21 Tourists For Ebola
August 06 2014 8:01 AM
It's unclear if the 21 tourists from West Africa are exhibiting any symptoms of the Ebola virus, but they're being monitored.
- WHO Panel Could Brand Ebola An International Emergency
August 06 2014 2:00 AM
The disease has engulfed Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria, killing 887 people and infecting more than 1,600 people so far.
- There's Money To Be Made In Africa, Say Obama And Clinton At Summit
August 05 2014 2:16 PM
President Obama and other U.S. leaders are focusing on Africa's investment potential during the historic Africa Leaders Summit.
- British Airways Suspend Flights Over Ebola Virus Fears
August 05 2014 1:20 PM
The airline is grounding all flights to Sierra Leone and Liberia until August 31 due to fears over Ebola.
- Nigeria Announces Eight Suspected Ebola Cases
August 05 2014 12:12 PM
A Liberian-American who later died from Ebola fell ill in the Lagos airport, bringing the virus to the city of 21 million.
- Saudi Arabia Won't Issue Visas To West African Countries Amid Ebola Crisis
August 05 2014 10:53 AM
Sierra Leonean, Guinean and Liberian Muslims will have to wait to make Islam's most important pilgrimage over fears of spreading the Ebola virus.
- Experimental Ebola Drug Seems To Be Curing 2 Americans
August 05 2014 10:20 AM
An experimental, little-tested drug made from tobacco plants appears to be saving two Americans infected with Ebola.
- Second American Ebola Patient Heads To Atlanta
August 05 2014 5:58 AM
Both Americans infected by the virus are being treated with a drug never before tried on humans.
- Nigerian Army Accused Of 'Extensive' Rights Violations
August 04 2014 9:54 PM
Watchdog group Amnesty International accused Nigeria's army of "extensive" rights violations in the fight against Boko Haram.
- NYC Patient 'Unlikely To Have Ebola,' Hospital Says
August 04 2014 6:46 PM
Mount Sinai had placed the unnamed man -- who recently traveled to an unidentified West African country -- in medical isolation.
- How China Can Help The US Understand Africa
August 04 2014 6:26 PM
As Obama hosts a summit of nearly 50 African heads of state in Washington, China's approach to the continent gives a useful template of action.
- How Come Airlines Are Not Freaking Out About Ebola?
August 04 2014 1:37 PM
The risk of an infected passenger on a plane spreading the disease to other travelers is very low, says the World Health Organization.
- Nigerian Doctor Gets Ebola After Treating Liberian-American Victim
August 04 2014 10:45 AM
Nigeria's second case is a doctor who treated Patrick Sawyer, a man who was in three other countries before falling ill and dying in Lagos.
- Brazil Exports First Tactical Drone
August 04 2014 9:28 AM
FT Sistemas S.A. says it’s sending the Horus FT-100 Mini-UAV to an unnamed buyer across the Atlantic.
- Emirates Cancels Flights to Guinea Amid Ebola Concerns
August 04 2014 9:06 AM
The Dubai-based airline has suspended flights to the West African nation of Guinea until further notice but will continue flights to Senegal.
- GE To Invest $2B In Africa By 2018
August 04 2014 8:55 AM
American and African economists, politicians, business and nonprofit leaders are convening this week to discuss Africa's economic growth.
- AIDS Conference Delegates From Africa Seek Asylum In Australia
August 04 2014 4:40 AM
The delegates from Africa claim returning to their home countries would be a “life threatening proposition.”