As Nigeria Decides, What’s Next For The Economy?
March 26 2015 12:42 PM EDT
The winner of Nigeria’s presidential race faces an economic outlook that isn’t bright — and neither candidate is outlining a solution.
Making Ends Meet, On The Run From Boko Haram
March 25 2015 8:30 AM EDT
After spending months away from home, Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram are getting entrepreneurial.
UN Warns Of Severe Global Water Deficit By 2030
March 21 2015 2:25 AM EDT
In 15 years, the world might be left with only 60 percent of the water it needs, according to a new U.N. report.
Mobile Devices Expected To Spur Growth In Africa
March 20 2015 12:52 PM EDT
Economists say rapidly growing mobile connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa could spur development when used by the public sector.
Tunisia's Tourism Industry Was Recovering, Until Now
March 19 2015 3:41 PM EDT
A vital sector could face lasting repercussions from Wednesday's massacre at a national museum in Tunis.
BP Inks $12B Deal In Egypt, A Nation In The Throes Of An Energy Crisis
March 15 2015 12:34 PM EDT
An Egyptian economic summit draws foreign-investment deals to a country struggling to meet energy demands.
Anti-Smoking Advocates Turn Their Focus To Developing Nations
March 13 2015 6:30 PM EDT
The number of smokers is growing at an alarming rate in some nations, tobacco control experts say.
'Decades' Before Gender Gap Is Closed
March 06 2015 4:21 AM EST
A UN report, issued ahead of International Women's Day, finds progress to correct gender inequality has been painfully slow.
Global Food Prices Fall To Lowest Level In 5 Years: FAO
March 06 2015 2:37 AM EST
The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization said that the decline was fueled by "robust supply conditions" and low crude oil prices.
Can Tech Startups Solve Nigeria's Woes?
March 02 2015 9:01 AM EST
Africa's largest economy is struggling amid falling crude oil prices, and some say an emerging tech sector may be the answer.
The 'Nigerian Prince' Problem
February 26 2015 2:58 PM EST
Nigerian online entrepreneurs are still fighting a stereotype as old as email.
Malcolm X And The Work Left Undone
February 21 2015 10:03 AM EST
Fifty years after his death, Malcolm X's vision of Black Nationalism is still misunderstood.
China, India, US Among Worst Marine Polluters
February 12 2015 3:03 PM EST
Eight of the 10 worst maritime polluting nations were Asian. Here's how much worse the world's oceans will look in 10 years.
World Bank To Send $15M In Food Aid To Ebola-Affected Nations
February 12 2015 12:24 PM EST
The Ebola outbreak is finally slowing down, but the countries are left facing a massive food crisis.
Beyond Boko Haram, Nigeria Fights Another Battle
February 10 2015 3:38 PM EST
The insurgency in the northeast is causing chaos ahead of the postponed election, but so is the oil price plunge.
How Ebola Got Overhyped
February 04 2015 1:56 PM EST
In September, the CDC published a "worst-case" estimate that the world could face 1.4 million Ebola cases by January. That didn't pan out.
Ebola Aid Arrived Too Late
February 03 2015 6:32 PM EST
The bulk of the crisis was over by the time aid hit the areas most affected by the Ebola outbreak.
Africa, The Final Mobile Frontier
February 03 2015 12:54 PM EST
As one of the world's fastest-growing smartphone markets, Africa is seeing a rise in demand for gray-market smartphones.
How To Fix A World 'Dangerously Unprepared' For Health Crises
January 27 2015 4:15 PM EST
World Bank chief proposes economic solution for future disease outbreaks.
Few CEOs Say Government Should Make Climate Change A Priority
January 20 2015 2:15 PM EST
Despite the threat of big climate-related costs to business, CEOs want government to focus more on cutting taxes than on carbon emissions.