IBTimes Staff Reporter
- 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.
- A New Low For Nigeria As Thieves Bring Oil Industry To Its Knees
August 28 2013 7:22 AM
A shadowy network of Nigerian thieves is having an unprecedented impact on the country's economy, and worldwide oil production.
- An Astounding Failure: Why Liberia's Students Missed The Mark
August 27 2013 3:09 PM
Not one out of 24,000 students passed entrance exams at the University of Liberia. How is that possible?
- South Africa's GDP Grows 3 Percent In Q2: Good, But Not Great
August 27 2013 7:16 AM
Economic expansion was expected this quarter, following dismal growth in the first quarter of this year.
- In Fight Against Global Warming, Failed Wonder-Plant Gets A Second Chance
August 26 2013 11:50 AM
The Jatropha curcas species may not be right for biofuel, but carbon farming presents another opportunity.
- Mugabe Wants 'Tit For Tat' Against The West In Zimbabwe
August 26 2013 8:27 AM
The president is once again calling for foreign companies to be majority-owned by black Zimbabweans.
- Mosquitos, Meet Your Match: An Invisibility Cloak, In Patch Form
August 24 2013 8:00 AM
Olfactor Labs will be testing its groundbreaking anti-mosquito technology in malaria-prone communities.
- Kiffin Under Scrutiny In 2013
August 23 2013 4:48 PM
The expectations are considerably lower in 2013 with USC ranked No. 24, but many believe the fate of head coach Lane Kiffin is on the line should the Trojans under-achieve this season.
- Humanitarian Aid Hits A Roadblock In Haven For Extremists
August 23 2013 1:24 PM
A USAID resiliency program for Niger and Burkina Faso has been delayed by a search for contractors.
- Militant Groups Join Forces In Africa: Is Al-Qaeda Rising Again?
August 23 2013 6:09 AM
Mujao and al-Mulathameen will now be known as al-Murabitoun. Should Africa be worried?