What A Drag! On A Fast-Growing Continent, South Africa Lags Behind
August 08 2013 12:40 PM EDT
Sluggish economic growth sets South Africa apart from its higher GDP growth neighbors.
Kenya: Flames Engulf East Africa's Busiest Airport
August 07 2013 8:31 AM EDT
The blaze devoured central facilities at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, but caused no fatalities.
Inside Banking In Conflict Zones Around The World
August 02 2013 11:08 PM EDT
When trouble arrives, banks often depart, and access to cash becomes difficult. This is the story of how people bank in conflict zones.
South African Citrus Could Become Europe's Forbidden Fruit
July 30 2013 9:24 AM EDT
For EU consumers, a few black spots can spoil it all.
Kenya’s Export Economy: Stuck In The Middle With EU
July 29 2013 9:12 AM EDT
Controversy surrounds Kenya's option to sign an Economic Partnership Agreement with Europe, and the clock is ticking.
Kenya, Tanzania Embroiled In High-Stakes Port Popularity Contest
July 25 2013 6:25 AM EDT
Kenya has announced a bold new plan to streamline operations at its busiest port and benefit from regional trade.
Surprise! The World’s Most Expensive City Is In ... ?
July 25 2013 5:36 AM EDT
The world’s most-expensive city for expats in 2013 is not Tokyo or Moscow. It’s an African seaport.
Nuclear Power For Africa: Controversial Ambitions Gather Steam
July 24 2013 2:15 PM EDT
South Africa leads the way as other African countries begin to realize nuclear goals.
Why Africa Needs To Pay More Attention To Land Ownership
July 23 2013 11:45 AM EDT
Haphazard methods of land governance are hampering Africa's productivity.
Nigerian Oil Thieves: Robin Hoods Or Just Plain Robbin’ Hoods?
July 19 2013 9:28 AM EDT
Nigerians suspected of stealing oil from lucrative pipelines may soon be behind bars for good.
Leaders Gather In Ghana To Solve African Food Crisis
July 18 2013 12:14 PM EDT
With better technology and smarter science, Africa could solve its own hunger problem.
Tanzania's Mobile Phone Tax Could Help Revenues, Hurt The Poor
July 16 2013 8:26 AM EDT
Tanzania is implementing a new tax on SIM cards, but who will pay the price of development?
UN To Africa: For Better Trade, Quit The Paper-Pushing!
July 12 2013 10:36 AM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
In China's shadow, India -- the other emerging Asian superpower -- is making moves in Africa.