Articles by IBTimes Staff Reporter
- Zimbabwe Elections Off To A Peaceful Start
July 31 2013 7:40 AM
Zimbabwe's 6.4 million registered voters brave long lines and cold weather while the only opponent accuses the incumbent of not playing fair.
- In This Election, Zimbabwe Opposition Actually Stands A Chance
July 30 2013 1:02 PM
Opinion polls indicate that Tsvangirai and Mugabe are in a dead heat.
- 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.
- African Science Research Gets A $45M Boost
July 29 2013 12:09 PM
Africa isn't known for scientific breakthroughs, but a new university could change that.
- 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.
- The AU Casts A Vote Of Confidence Before Zimbabwe Vote
July 26 2013 9:41 AM
AU representatives' note of approval may calm nerves amid suspicions of foul play.
- Zambia Clamps Down On Free Press, Setting Off Alarm Bells
July 25 2013 8:16 AM
Zambian President Michael Sata is becoming more and more restrictive.
- 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.
- 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.
- South Sudan's Cabinet Sacked En Masse Amid Ongoing Crises
July 24 2013 7:16 AM
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has fired his vice president, party leader and ministers.
- 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.
- Female Genital Mutilation Continues Despite Severe Opposition: UNICEF
July 23 2013 7:04 AM
A harmful practice is on the decline globally but is still near-universal in some countries, according to a new report.
- Is It Too Soon For Mali To Hold An Election?
July 22 2013 10:32 AM
A national election could effect stability in Mali, but only if everything goes as planned.
- In Africa, Gay Rights Activism Can Be Fatal
July 22 2013 7:36 AM
Cameroonian LGBT activist Eric Lembembe was brutally and mysteriously killed last week.
- 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.
- In Zimbabwe, Satellite Television Has Never Been So Pivotal
July 19 2013 6:33 AM
Can a brand new TV station loosen Mugabe's iron grip on Zimbabwe and its media?
- 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.
- Public Schools Shut Down In Kenya, But Bigger Problems Run Deeper
July 17 2013 1:14 PM
The educational system in Kenya has been plagued with serious issues for years.
- Africa, And The World, Getting More Crowded Even Faster
July 16 2013 11:53 AM
Revised data on population growth shows Africa growing even faster than analysts thought. Nigeria will be more populous than the U.S.
- 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?