Articles by IBTimes Staff Reporter
- 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?
- The Comeback: Dennis Rodman Returns To North Korea
September 03 2013 10:56 AM
Six months after his first trip to North Korea, Dennis Rodman is going back for more.
- In Nigeria, An Oily State Slips Away From The Ruling Party
September 03 2013 5:23 AM
Governors from the north and south have formed a splinter group to challenge the ruling PDP.
- Big Retailers Believe Consumerism About To Pop In Africa
August 31 2013 11:03 AM
Big retailers like Wal-Mart and Carrefour are looking to take advantage of Africa's increasing wealth.
- Southern Africa's Grand Development Plan: Who Controls The Purse Strings?
August 30 2013 8:54 AM
International partners would prefer not to channel their money through the SADC.
- Rural Africa, Meet 3G: Asian Telecoms Seek To Increase Coverage
August 29 2013 1:12 PM
Bharti Airtel and SoftBank have tested new technology to make satellite 3G cost-effective.
- Polygamy, Remixed: One Woman Marries Two Men In Kenya
August 29 2013 9:03 AM
Though it's not uncommon to see multiple wives, Kenya isn't quite ready for multiple husbands.
- Eye In The Sky: Satellites Pinpoint, And Predict, Trouble In Africa
August 29 2013 8:22 AM
A satellite imagery company is tracking humanitarian crises in Africa, getting hard-to-reach data that could save lives.