- HTC Cancels One M8 Prime, Plans To Release 'One M8 Plus'
May 30 2014 10:20 PM
Conflicting reports say HTC has either cancelled its next smartphone release, or turned it into two new models.
- Niger Jails Man For 4 Years In First Slavery Case
May 30 2014 2:09 AM
Elhadji Djadi Raazikou, who has been in detention since 2010, was arrested after a local anti-slavery organization alerted the authorities.
- Why No Country Wants To Host The 2022 Winter Olympics
May 29 2014 4:20 PM
The IOC is set to announce the candidate cities for the 2022 games this July, but why have so many cities withdrawn their applications?
- Obama Drones On And On
May 29 2014 2:33 PM
The president is promising drone transparency again. Why should anyone believe his most recent pledge?
- Motorbike Gunmen Kill 32 Villagers In Nigeria
May 29 2014 1:28 PM
The attacked occurred along the Cameroon border area of Borno state, the heart of an insurgency by Boko Haram militants.
- Egypt's Sisi Wins Election, Faces Economic Challenges
May 29 2014 10:33 AM
The United States, Egypt's ally in the West, has yet to comment on Sisi's victory.
- Nigerian President Vows 'Total War' Against Boko Haram On Democracy Day
May 29 2014 7:31 AM
Earlier this week, the Nigerian government reportedly called off a deal to swap the kidnapped schoolgirls for the militants in custody.
- Your Food Bill Is Rising, But Only In Certain Supermarket Aisles
May 29 2014 6:10 AM
As global food prices continue to rise, evidence shows that perishable goods are the overwhelming driver behind the increase.
- 4 Girls Escape Boko Haram, 219 Still Missing: Official
May 28 2014 3:20 PM
Four more girls kidnapped in Nigeria by militants have escaped, the education commissioner for Borno said.
- The World's Biggest Orange Exporter Is in Trouble
May 28 2014 3:03 PM
The European Commission's new rules on South African citrus imports could have major implications for Europe's fresh fruit market.
- How A Few Ugly Oranges Could Derail South Africa’s Economy
May 28 2014 12:46 PM
Amid fears of "black spot" fruit disease, the EU has restricted imports of citrus fruit from South Africa, the world's largest exporter.
- Boko Haram Militants Strike Twice In Nigeria, Killing 54
May 27 2014 4:52 PM
Boko Haram militants attacked a military base and adjacent police barracks, killing 54 people.
- US: Nigerian Claim It Has Located Girls Cannot Be Verified
May 27 2014 3:32 PM
"We don't have independent information from the United States to support these reports you referenced."
- Is The US Secretly Training Anti-Terror Troops in North Africa?
May 27 2014 1:05 PM
The secret program to combat al Qaeda includes military forces in Libya, Niger, Mauritania and Mali, according to news reports.
- Egyptian Presidential Vote Extended By A Day
May 27 2014 12:14 PM
The decision followed lower-than-expected turnout in the two-day vote that was originally due to end on Tuesday.
- In Latest Attack, Boko Haram Kills 31
May 27 2014 12:03 PM
The attack occurred not far from where the Islamist insurgents shot or burned to death 59 pupils at a boarding school in February.
- South Africa's Mining Production Is At Its Lowest Since 1967
May 27 2014 10:42 AM
The South African economy had its biggest slump since 2009 this quarter after weeks of mining strikes paralyze production.
- Nigerian Officials Veto Exchange Deal For Girls With Boko Haram
May 26 2014 2:27 PM
After months of searching for the kidnapped girls, Nigerian officials withdrew from negotiations with Boko Haram at the last minute.
- Researchers Build Autonomous Drone With Google's Project Tango
May 23 2014 5:25 PM
UPenn researchers combined Tango with an off-the-shelf drone to produce a flier capable of steadying itself even when knocked around.
- Google Starts 'Small' With Wireless Internet
May 23 2014 10:11 AM
How will Google's plan to lease Wi-Fi hardware to small businesses affect consumers and advertisers beyond free Internet access?