Articles by IBTimes Staff Reporter
- As Somalia Struggles, Somaliland Builds East Africa's Next Big Commerce Hub
September 18 2013 10:58 AM
Somalia is ramping up infrastructural development with a newly refurbished airport and an improved port town.
- New Angel Investor Network Kicks Off For African Entrepreneurs
September 17 2013 10:22 AM
Will this be Africa's breakout investment decade? The Africa Angel List is holding a networking event in Johannesburg this month.
- International Donors Pledge Big Money For War-Torn Somalia
September 17 2013 7:15 AM
Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohamud pledges to spend the money on security, economic recovery, legal reform and public finances.
- In Rwanda, A Strange Election For A Unique Country
September 16 2013 10:07 AM
Rwandans went to the polls on Monday to elect a new Chamber of Deputies, and the ruling party stands to win yet again.
- Nigeria Beckons To South African Fast-Food Giant
September 16 2013 6:15 AM
If South Africa's domestic economy continues to falter, fast-growing markets elsewhere on the continent could become even more attractive.
- Mechanical Cows For Kenya? New Milk ATM Pumps Out Dairy
September 13 2013 3:16 PM
Never taken out milk from an ATM? You can in Kenya, where a vending machine is helping consumers adjust to a dairy tax hike.
- How A New Meningitis Vaccine Saves Lives On The Cheap
September 13 2013 1:05 PM
MenAfriVac could be the beginning of the end of meningitis in Africa, and it costs about $0.50.
- Ghana’s New Import Facility To Address Impending Energy Crisis
September 13 2013 7:39 AM
An import terminal for liquified natural gas could counter Ghana's fast-growing energy demands.
- In Kenya, Water Reservoir Discoveries Bring Hope To Drought-Prone Regions
September 11 2013 12:50 PM
Satellite exploration technologies have uncovered massive aquifers in northern Kenya, where drought can kill.
- Ruined By Oil, Nigerian Fishing Region Asks Shell To Pay Up
September 11 2013 8:26 AM
Shell is in talks with Nigeria's Bodo community, five years after two massive oil spills destroyed livelihoods there.
- Aid Agencies Desperate For Funding As Sahel Food Crisis Drags On
September 11 2013 8:25 AM
About 11 million people are affected by a severe food crises in the African Sahel, with no end in sight.
- Africa On Trial? Kenyan Vice President's Day In Court Begins
September 10 2013 10:23 AM
William Ruto pleaded not guilty as his trial for crimes against humanity began at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
- Eagles Run All Over Redskins
September 09 2013 11:24 PM
Philadelphia began the Chip Kelly era with an impressive offensive assault against Washington on Monday.
- Was Kenya Right To Snub International Criminal Court?
September 06 2013 4:12 PM
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta isn't the only one angry with the ICC's focus on the African continent.
- How Tax Reform Talks At G-20 Could Change Lives In Africa
September 05 2013 3:12 PM
Africa loses billions of dollars annually to tax evasion, but progress in St. Petersburg this week could begin to change that.
- Can Africa's Richest Man Save Nigeria's Faltering Oil Industry?
September 05 2013 10:29 AM
Aliko Dangote has signed a $3.3 billion financing deal to build Africa's biggest refinery in Nigeria.
- How Tiny Mauritius Became Africa's Most Competitive Economy
September 04 2013 1:57 PM
Mauritius may be small, but this year it became even more competitive than Africa's largest economy.
- South African Gold Miners Go On Strike, Reject 'Slave Wages'
September 04 2013 9:30 AM
Workers represented by the NUM are making slow progress in wage increase negotiations.
- Sudan And South Sudan Still Disagree On Everything, But Oil Will Flow
September 03 2013 1:58 PM
Oil is the tie that binds Sudan and South Sudan, but disputes over borders and rebels remain.
- Rebels Lose A Battle In The Congo, But Lasting Peace Requires Much More
September 03 2013 1:09 PM
M23 was pushed further from Goma this weekend, but how can the Congo overcome decades of conflict?