Ebola Economics: The Cost Of Fear
September 18 2014 5:21 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The business software giant, in a bit to tap into Africa's demographic dividend, will train 10,000 IT consultants.
Fed Interest Rate Policy Making Economists Nervous
August 17 2014 4:56 PM
Economists hope the Federal Reserve doesn't wait too long before it starts raising interest rates.
A Crackdown On American Ivory Dealers
August 12 2014 6:35 PM
New data shows auction houses are unwittingly contributing to a growing illegal market for ivory.
Add Africa To The Ex-Im Debate
August 11 2014 2:32 PM
American officials debating the continued necessity of the 80-year-old Ex-Im Bank have brought Africa into the discussion.
Ford Searching For African ‘Opportunities’
August 06 2014 4:34 PM
The chief of Ford’s new Middle East-Africa unit stopped short of confirming rumors of a Nigerian factory project.
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.
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.
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.
US Hopes To Counter China's Influence In Africa With Landmark Summit
August 04 2014 2:35 AM
The U.S. is set to announce nearly $1 billion in business deals and $60 million a year for peacekeeping training during the US-Africa summit.
Suez Hub Project Awarded
August 03 2014 12:18 PM
Consortium wins bid for Suez hub that will include development of 29,000 square miles around the canal.
A Tale Of Two Nigerias
July 31 2014 2:59 PM
Now the largest economy in Africa, Nigeria's lasting progress is only discouraged by Boko Haram's pervasive violence.