Articles by IBTimes Staff Reporter
- How Ghana Could Soon Help Power West Africa
July 15 2013 10:05 AM
A new natural gas facility being constructed in Ghana could make the country into a net gas exporter.
- UN To Africa: For Better Trade, Quit The Paper-Pushing!
July 12 2013 10:36 AM
Intra-continental trade can spur even faster development in Africa, but only if smart policies are fully implemented.
- Congo Mayhem Crosses Borders As Refugees Pour Into Uganda
July 12 2013 7:52 AM
The Ugandan military has washed its hands of a formerly domestic rebel group now in Congo, but now faces an influx of refugees.
- South Africa's Largest Gas-Powered Plant Up And Running
July 11 2013 12:46 PM
Sasol's new natural gas plant is up and running -- good news for an overburdened power grid.
- A Rough Start For Zimbabwe's Presidential Election
July 10 2013 12:00 PM
Despite roadblocks, Zimbabwe's opposition candidate is optimistic about his chances of unseating President Mugabe.
- Joint Stock Exchange To Merge Profitable Markets In East Africa
July 09 2013 12:08 PM
Progress is slow, but joining stock markets in East Africa could make the region more attractive to investors.
- Pope Francis Argues For Migrants' Rights In Lampedusa, Italy
July 08 2013 12:11 PM
Pope Francis used his first official trip outside of Rome to visit the Italian island of Lampedusa, where hundreds of migrants die each year.
- After Suspension, Will African Union Take Egypt Back?
July 08 2013 8:51 AM
The African Union has suspended Egypt's membership, and it may be a while before the country can rejoin.
- North Korean Family Feud: Kim Jong Il Widow Ousted By Kim Jong Un
July 03 2013 3:52 PM
The North Korean leader has reportedly expelled Kim Ok from her positions with the governing party of North Korea.
- Kenneth Bae, American Detained In North Korea, Speaks Out
July 03 2013 1:30 PM
A new video of an American citizen serving a 15-year sentence in North Korea has been released. Why is the regime allowing it?
- Fit For A Princess: Kim's $7 Million Luxury Princess Yacht
June 19 2013 3:14 PM
Has Kim Jong Un been cruising around in a yacht?
- Is North Korea Finally Listening To China?
May 27 2013 2:30 PM
A top officer says North Korea is willing to accept China's efforts to mend relations with the international community.
- North Korean Kids In Hysterics When Their Idol Visits: Justin Bieber? No, Kim Jong-Un
May 22 2013 11:55 AM
The leader and his wife, Ri Sol-Ju, paid a visit to the Myohyangsan Children's Camp. They were greeted by hysterically crying children.
- Who's Kenneth Bae, Sentenced To 15 Years In North Korea?
May 03 2013 11:32 AM
Kenneth Bae's friends gave a glimpse of who he was before being detained and sentenced in North Korea.
- Why Does China Continue To Defend North Korea?
April 04 2013 12:29 PM
China insists on stability in the Korean Peninsula. But it's bound by a treaty to one of the contenders there.
- Dennis Rodman On Kim Jong Un: 'I Love Him' [PHOTOS]
March 01 2013 11:27 AM
The former NBA star just left North Korea after a four-day "basketball diplomacy" trip and made a "friend for life," the country's dictator.
- Dennis Rodman To North Korea: You’ve Got A Friend In Me
February 28 2013 11:18 AM
What do the North Korean leader and the ex NBA star do at a basketball game? They make friends, of course.
- North Korea Infuriates China With Third Nuclear Test
February 12 2013 10:57 AM
North Korea's only significant ally, China, has protested the North's most recent nuclear development testing and called for continued dialogue.
- North Korea's Missile Launch Escalates Regional Tension
December 12 2012 1:32 PM
North Korea's successful rocket launch has stirred-up a host of reactions, and escalated tensions in the East Asia area.
- China's Party Newspaper Fooled By The Onion
November 27 2012 10:28 AM
China's state-run newspaper, the People's Daily, ran a spoof article by the satirical newspaper as factually true. Small consolation: The Iranians fell for it too.