Snubbed By The West, Kenyan President Goes East
August 20 2013 8:46 AM
China extends a welcome to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, a man in need of allies.
Do Western Sanctions Really Hurt Zimbabwe's Economy?
August 19 2013 10:11 AM
The SADC has called for Western sanctions to be lifted in order to ease Zimbabwe's suffering.
Japan Is Hot For Nigeria's LNG Cargoes
August 16 2013 1:07 PM
With two of Japan's nuclear reactors down for servicing, the nation is looking for LNG that is readily available.
China’s In Trouble As Chad Cries Over Spilt Oil
August 15 2013 10:47 AM
The China National Petroleum Corporation has been suspended from operations at one field in Chad.
Oil And Turmoil: For Libya, Revolution Was Only The Beginning
August 14 2013 8:19 AM
Shutdowns at two major oil pipeline terminals in Libya keep growth and stability at bay.
In War-Torn Somalia, British Oil Company Unafraid To Step In
August 13 2013 12:20 PM
U.K. oil company Soma has made a deal with the nascent Somali government, but some say it's too soon.
US To Strike New Trade Deal With A Changing Africa
August 12 2013 9:00 AM
As African economies grow at breakneck speeds, the U.S. is reexamining old import/export laws.
Looking For A Ray Of Light In South Africa’s Economic Gloom
August 09 2013 6:08 AM
Two reports showed weaker-than-expected results in South Africa’s mining activity and factory output in June.
What A Drag! On A Fast-Growing Continent, South Africa Lags Behind
August 08 2013 12:40 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tanzania is implementing a new tax on SIM cards, but who will pay the price of development?