Another Crippling Effect Of Ebola
November 19 2014 10:20 AM EST
While the spread of the Ebola outbreak appears to be slowing in Liberia, the economic impact of the virus has only just begun.
Ebola Economics: How One Small Business Is Coping
November 10 2014 3:43 PM EST
“The biggest issue on the sales side is that we’re distracted with trying to survive.”
Libyan Protesters Seize Eastern Oil Port As Benghazi Toll Hits 300
November 08 2014 5:38 PM EST
The protesters at Hariga were part of a state security oil force that has gone on strike over pay.
Climate-Change Report A 'Canary In The Coal Mine': US
November 02 2014 10:11 AM EST
A U.N.-backed panel's latest climate-change report furnishes more evidence human-generated greenhouse gases are fueling global warming.
Liberians Threaten To Break Quarantine Over Food Shortage
October 23 2014 3:32 PM EDT
Dozens of Liberians under quarantine for suspicion of having contracted Ebola reportedly threatened to escape isolation in search of food Thursday, Liberian state media reported.
How Ebola Could Create A Food Crisis
October 15 2014 6:06 PM EDT
In some places, people are paying three times as much for ordinary foods.
Ebola Could Cost West Africa $32.6B
October 09 2014 9:02 AM EDT
New analysis from the World Bank shows how countries with no Ebola could still suffer severe economic consequences.
Bono Charity Says Rich Donor Countries Failed To Meet Aid Targets
October 06 2014 11:22 AM EDT
Only one third of aid from OECD Development Assistance Committee members went to the poorest countries, according to a new report.
Banks Warned: Guard Against 'Shellshock' Or Risk Huge Losses
September 27 2014 12:08 AM EDT
Banks need to update their software immediately to protect against Shellshock, experts say.
Ebola Fears Hang Heavy Over Lagos Tech Conference
September 22 2014 4:36 PM EDT
Ebola fears, logistics hold back some entrepreneurs from Nigeria tech conference.
Ebola Economics: The Cost Of Fear
September 18 2014 5:21 PM EDT
Experts say the fear of the disease is costing local economies more than what it takes to treat the disease.
What's Bothering Your Country? Here Are The Top Economic Concerns Around The World [MAP]
September 09 2014 4:59 PM EDT
In 18 of 25 emerging markets, citizens say rising prices are 'gravest' economic concern.
Exceptional 232-Carat White Diamond Unearthed In South African Mine
September 09 2014 7:42 AM EDT
Shares in the company that owns the Cullinan mine, which has produced some of the world's largest diamonds, shot up after the find was reported.
UK Expert Scolds Big Pharma Over Dearth Of Ebola Research
September 07 2014 5:11 PM EDT
An Oxford University professor says pharmaceutical companies could have done more before the virus broke out.
China’s Role In Fighting Ebola
September 03 2014 3:28 PM EDT
Chinese companies have made massive investments in some of the countries most affected by Ebola.
Ebola's Expanding Reach: Africa Outbreak Slows Thai Rice Shipments
September 03 2014 2:06 PM EDT
Thailand's rice industry, already hurt by internal politics, is having trouble exporting to West Africa.
How Ebola Is Affecting West Africa's Economy
September 02 2014 1:45 PM EDT
Amid the West African Ebola outbreak, analysts are worried about the long-term effects on already fragile economies.
Ebola Costs By The Numbers
August 29 2014 10:56 AM EDT
It takes $404 to safely bury the body of just one Ebola victim.
UNICEF Undertakes Record Relief Operations In Conflict-Hit Regions
August 27 2014 6:30 AM EDT
Since the beginning of August, UNICEF has dispatched 33 shipments, totaling nearly 1,000 tons of emergency aid, most of it to Iraq.
German Software Giant SAP To Invest $500M In Africa
August 20 2014 4:12 AM EDT
The business software giant, in a bit to tap into Africa's demographic dividend, will train 10,000 IT consultants.