- In Africa, China Expands Beyond Oil
May 15 2014 10:33 AM
Often ahead of its Western counterparts in investment, China is moving from natural resources into manufacturing and services.
- China Vows Continental African Railway No Longer A Pipe Dream
May 08 2014 4:36 PM
China steps in to fill infrastructure needs in Africa, with "no political strings attached."
- Nigeria's Economic Forum Overshadowed By Kidnapping
May 08 2014 8:51 AM
Nigeria's kidnapping crisis casts a pall over an economic forum being hosted by the violence-plagued nation.
- On Africa Tour, Chinese Premier Promises Huge Boost In Investment
May 07 2014 1:16 PM
As China-Africa trade continues to grow, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged economic support while on a four-country Africa tour.
- Nigeria Is Africa's Biggest Economy, But The Little Guy Isn't Benefitting
April 30 2014 2:54 PM
South Africa has lost the title of biggest African economy, but the nation that replaced it has a lot to do to spread its wealth more evenly.
- The Dangerous Economics Of Kilimanjaro
April 30 2014 5:51 AM
It's three local workers to every climber, providing guidance and physical labor.
- China Economic Slowdown Impacts Reach Africa
April 26 2014 5:26 PM
“Too much of Africa’s recent prosperity depends on China’s own continued prosperity and rapid growth,” says one expert.
- Libya To Export First Oil Since Rebel Deal
April 15 2014 11:06 AM
Libya is a major supplier of oil for Mediterranean refineries, and sustained oil exports from the country should lower Brent crude prices.
- Russia, China Eye Natural Gas Deal By May
April 14 2014 9:19 AM
Earlier, Russia's Deputy Premier Arkady Dvorkovich went to China as part of a delegation to discuss cooperation in the energy sector.
- China's Oil Thirst Entails Sudan Diplomacy
April 09 2014 11:04 AM
Beijing's policy of nonintervention in oil-producing countries is becoming a bit more flexible.
- Amid Rhino Poaching Epidemic, Officials Weigh Best Policies To End It
April 09 2014 9:08 AM
Rhinoceros poaching in Africa is on the rise, and experts debate whether legalizing trade in their horns could help save the animals.
- Ethiopia And Egypt Clash Over Massive Dam
April 08 2014 11:26 AM
International groups have asked Ethiopian officials to examine the plant's environmental impact, but to-date a report has not been produced.
- 'Help Wanted' Sign Posted For Booming Nigerian Economy
April 07 2014 5:04 PM
Nigeria is officially the largest economy in Africa, and multinationals are investing in talent from the diaspora to keep things moving.
- These Satellites Are Certain To Assist Africa's Development
March 31 2014 4:02 PM
At the U.N. Africa Forum in Brussels this week, officials will discuss plans to use data from satellites to help deal with climate change and promote development.
- Here's Why Some African Currencies Have Hit Record Lows
March 20 2014 11:11 AM
The currencies of Zambia, Ghana and Nigeria are at record lows thanks to two key factors. Here's the lowdown.
- Morocco Welcomes But Wants More Out Of US Ties
March 11 2014 5:43 AM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a Moroccan business organization have signed a memorandum to make their economic connection stronger.
- This Is How Much Food The World Wastes
March 04 2014 10:45 AM
What's more, the number of daily calories lost per person varies from 400 calories a day to 1500 calories a day in the developed world.
- In An Unequal World, What Really Holds Women – And Economies – Back?
February 27 2014 8:40 AM
A World Bank study found that changing one key social institution in Ethiopia made a big difference for women at work.
- How Migrant Workers Are Shaping The Economies Of Home Countries
February 26 2014 6:01 AM
More than 230 million people were living outside the countries of their birth in 2013. Many of them sent money home.
- What's The Deal With The BRICS Development Bank?
February 25 2014 5:41 AM
In 2013, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa announced a plan to create a development bank, but progress has been slow.