Friday, January 2, 2015
Facebook wanted to delight its users by compiling each member's “year in review” — but inadvertently revived painful memories for some who suffered tragic events in 2014.
Friday, December 26, 2014
On a sprawling, lush cocoa plantation in Mukono outside the Ugandan capital Kampala, farmers have been sampling chocolate for the first time ever.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
In a foul-smelling, brown fog, hundreds of stooped figures pick their way like ghosts across an ocean of garbage while herons wheel and dive over their heads.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Ghana on Monday accepted a bid from Italian oil major Eni to develop its offshore oil and gas resources, part of an effort to boost the West African nation's nascent energy sector, officials said.
Monday, November 24, 2014
“It's a great joy for Angolans,” says Luciano Manuel, nudging his trolley through a huge supermarket in the Angolan capital of Luanda.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Guyana has asked China to help map its gold, diamond and other geological resources, a top official said Sunday.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Just as their economies had begun to recover from the man-made horror of coups and civil war, the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have been knocked back down by a terrifying force of nature: the Ebola virus.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Good news is pouring in from plantations in Ivory Coast, the west African country is racking up record harvests for cocoa and cashew nuts of which it is a top global producer.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday urged Zimbabwe to clarify its controversial policies that bar foreign companies from holding majority stakes in local enterprises.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
The International Monetary Fund fast-tracked US$130 million (102.5 million euros) in aid Friday to fight the Ebola epidemic after the governments of the worst-hit countries in west Africa said they were desperately counting on promises of global aid to be backed up with cash.