- Why The South Sudan Cease-Fire Agreement Is Already Crumbling
January 28 2014 9:21 AM
Both sides of the conflict in the world's youngest country report ongoing clashes.
- Why African Marketers Have Taken Notice Of Mobile Ads
January 28 2014 6:27 AM
On a continent where mobile is the primary mass communication source, cell phone advertising is set to grow rapidly.
- Nigerian Pirates Strike Off West Africa's Coast
January 27 2014 2:13 PM
While piracy worldwide might be declining, incidents in West Africa have been increasing and Nigerian pirates may be to blame.
- Egypt Death Toll Rises On Arab Spring Anniversary
January 25 2014 4:02 PM
The Egyptian Health Ministry said on Saturday that 29 people have been killed in Cairo protests held on the third anniversary of the Arab Spring.
- Download This Free Song And Fight AIDS
January 24 2014 4:20 PM
The single "Invisible" will debut during the Super Bowl.
- Is Your Gmail Down?
January 24 2014 2:27 PM
Users began reporting that Gmail, Google's web-based email service, was down at about 2 p.m. EST on Friday.
- Who’s The Billionaire Building A Port In The Congo?
January 24 2014 11:42 AM
Shipping magnate Enrique Razon, the fourth-richest man in the Philippines, was only in Davos for one reason.
- Emerging Market Currencies Sell-Off: The Real Lesson
January 24 2014 11:23 AM
The current crisis is the worst of its kind in five years, economists say.
- Ceasefire On Paper: South Sudan's First Attempt To Lay Down Arms
January 23 2014 4:30 PM
A ceasefire signed in Ethiopia is the first lull in the conflict, but nowhere near a peace deal yet.
- Platinum Strikes: Price And Production Impacts Worsened By Uncertainty
January 23 2014 9:18 AM
South African miners began indefinite strikes against the world’s top three platinum producers on Thursday, threatening global supplies.
- Does Money Make You Rude?
January 23 2014 6:24 AM
A psychology researcher conducted a variety of studies that may surprise you.
- Extinction Threatens 1 In 4 Shark And Ray Species
January 21 2014 5:59 PM
New analysis of our oceans projects a dire future for our Earth’s shark and ray populations. A study conducted over the past twenty years found that one-quarter of all shark and ray species face extinction within the next few decades.
- In Africa, Battle Continues Against Wheat Rust
January 21 2014 12:54 PM
The rust, which can cause complete crop failure, threatens up to 80 percent of the world’s wheat supply.
- Nigeria: Taking Affordable Housing From Dream To Reality
January 21 2014 10:15 AM
The government of Nigeria is seeking to solve its serious housing shortage crisis.
- What The UN Is Forecasting For 2014, 2015 Global GDP Growth
January 20 2014 3:38 PM
As the U.S. Federal Reserve unwinds its $85 billion monthly bond purchases, emerging nations may have the most to lose.
- This Is How Rich The Top 85 People Are Compared To The World
January 20 2014 1:01 PM
What's more, the global wealth disparity is probably greater than you think.
- Citi Doesn't Buy Money-Flow Theory
January 20 2014 10:46 AM
Citi analysts questioned one popular narrative about where money for U.S. and developed market stocks came from in 2013.
- 12 Things To Know About Lupita Nyong'o
January 18 2014 2:26 PM
With her fierce style and massive talent, actress Lupita Nyong'o has become a film-industry darling.
- Nigeria Sets Up Government Mortgage Firm To Help Solve Massive Housing Shortage
January 18 2014 9:21 AM
With a rapidly growing population, Nigeria faces a huge housing shortage.
- Google Nexus 5: 5 More Battery-Life Tips And Tricks
January 18 2014 8:59 AM
There are plenty of ways to fix battery-life problems on the Google Nexus 5.