UN To Africa: For Better Trade, Quit The Paper-Pushing!
July 12 2013 10:36 AM
Intra-continental trade can spur even faster development in Africa, but only if smart policies are fully implemented.
South Africa's Largest Gas-Powered Plant Up And Running
July 11 2013 12:46 PM
Sasol's new natural gas plant is up and running -- good news for an overburdened power grid.
China To Loan Nigeria, Africa’s Largest Oil Exporter, $1.1B
July 11 2013 7:02 AM
Chinese companies already have $1.7 billion in Nigerian road contracts and are boosting oil imports from the West African country.
Stuff China Buys From The US
July 09 2013 1:39 PM
In 2012, China imported nearly $109 billion worth of goods from the United States.
Trouble Is Brewing In DR Congo Again
July 03 2013 4:45 PM
M23 rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have threatened to re-invade Goma.
China To Invest $2.4B More In Africa, As Obama Shrugs Off Competition
July 01 2013 3:26 PM
The Chinese investment vehicle CAD Fund will ramp up its investments in Africa to build markets and spur development.
Another US President Visits Africa
July 01 2013 1:10 PM
The George W. Bush Institute in Dallas and the White House both have declared that the concurrent trips to Africa by two US presidents was simply coincidental
Watch Your Back, China: India Creeps Up On African Resources
June 27 2013 5:45 AM
In China's shadow, India -- the other emerging Asian superpower -- is making moves in Africa.
Obama, Fashionably Late, Aims To Bolster Trade With Africa
June 26 2013 5:56 AM
Obama's visit to Africa this week could spur American economic partnerships in the region, at long last.
Where Are The World's Failed States?
June 24 2013 12:08 PM
Check out the latest map. What's more, the U.S. ranks below most European countries and Canada.
West African Nations Mull New Railway System
June 21 2013 6:01 AM
A new international rail system could be on its way to West Africa.
Gambian Residency Is Being Bought By Wealthy Chinese Residents
June 20 2013 1:23 PM
Over 9.000 mainland Chinese have taken Gambian citizenship in order to live tax-free in Hong Kong.
World Bank Report Shows Disastrous Outcomes of Climate Change
June 19 2013 7:01 PM
A World Bank report predicting the impacts of global temperature rises paints a bleak picture for the world's poorest communities.
United Arab Emirates Brings Winds Of Change To A Sinking African Archipelago
June 19 2013 5:48 AM
The UAE is funding clean energy, but eight new wind turbines in the Seychelles can’t stop the water from rising.
Assessing The Mixed Impact Of An EU-US Trade Deal
June 17 2013 8:53 AM
A study says an EU-US trade deal could harm their traditional trading partners and emerging markets.
Are The Sudans Still Fighting About Oil? Not Exactly
June 14 2013 3:22 PM
Abyei, a conflicted, oil-rich region, is at the heart of a fresh battle between Sudan and South Sudan.
How Nigeria’s GDP Grew By 40% Overnight
June 13 2013 5:52 AM
Helped by a statistical revision to its economy, Nigeria may have already overtaken South Africa as the region’s largest economy.
Nigeria To Pour More Capital Into Growth, Entrepreneurship
June 10 2013 1:36 PM
The Nigerian government has approved a plan to recapitalize the pro-development Bank of Industry, bringing total capital up to $4.72 billion.
124 Chinese Miners Detained In Ghana
June 06 2013 9:19 AM
Outraged by photos of abused miners that surfaced online, Chinese netizens are dissatisfied with the government’s passive reaction.
How Much Do Americans Spend Compared To Others?
June 04 2013 4:41 PM
Private consumption in the U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of GDP.