Monday, March 30, 2015
Ivory Coast reigns as the world's top cocoa producer but it wants to sell more than the beans, turning them into the even more lucrative chocolate, from breakfast spread to candy bars.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Across Africa, where many nations show high economic growth rates but with little benefit to their populations, the notion of social and economic "emergence" is taking hold as a remedy for perennial pessimism.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, said Thursday its quarterly profit rose 16 percent but growth slowed as it spent more to attract users to its mobile services.
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.