Gambian Residency Is Being Bought By Wealthy Chinese Residents
June 20 2013 1:23 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
Private consumption in the U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of GDP.
For China, An Expanded Ethiopian Shoe Factory Fits
June 04 2013 8:40 AM EDT
Chinese shoe mega-exporter Huajian announced Tuesday it will expand a factory in Ethiopia.
Leaders and Losers As Africa Pursues Development Goals
June 04 2013 5:45 AM EDT
African countries are rushing to fulfill their Millennium Development Goals by 2015, and some are more serious than others.
Africa Is A Net Creditor To The World: Why That's Not Good News
May 30 2013 12:54 PM EDT
The illicit outflow of assets from Africa actually exceeds the amount of aid and investment coming in, says a new report.
In Developed World, How Many Will Be Unemployed In 2014?
May 30 2013 11:47 AM EDT
In 2014, Greece's unemployment will likely hit another record-high of 28.4 percent.
How Much Will These World Economies Grow In 2014?
May 29 2013 3:36 PM EDT
Chile's economy is expected to grow by 5.3 percent in 2014.
Africa's Economic Future Depends On Big Ideas
May 24 2013 10:21 PM EDT
As Africa emerges as "the 21st century continent," experts say its future rests on big ideas, entrepreneurship and local ownership.
Young Africans Flocking To Dubai As Guest Workers
May 21 2013 9:55 AM EDT
About 40,000 Kenyan guest workers currently live in the UAE, primarily in the construction, hotel and travel industries.
Nigerian Forces Launch Offensive Against Militants
May 17 2013 5:34 AM EDT
Nigerian armed forces have launched raids against Boko Haram Islamist militants in the north-east, officials said on Thursday.
Surprise! Africa’s Fastest-Growing Foreign Direct Investor Is Now... Africa
May 08 2013 6:16 AM EDT
Foreign direct investment in Africa is ramping up, but forget China and the West. This growth is intra-continental.
Africa Ready For Takeoff, But Only If Its Airlines Can Take Flight
May 04 2013 9:21 AM EDT
Economic growth is on the upswing in Africa, but it will only continue if the drivers of commerce can take flight.
Tanzania's Cashew Nut Farmers Riot Over Poor Prices
April 25 2013 10:03 AM EDT
Cashew nuts are one of Tanzania’s principal cash crops.