President Obama makes his first visit today to sub-Saharan Africa, but chose Ghana as his priority country over several others with more prominent business prospects. Gretchen Wilson explores the motivation behind the president's choice.
Equatorial Guinea's GDP has increased more than 5,000 percent since it discovered huge offshore oil reserves in the early 1990's. But Human Rights Watch says the country's half a million people haven't seen that wealth. Gretchen Wilson reports.
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Today's Confederations Cup soccer tournament is a priority for South Africa, which will have to deal with the chaos of next year's World Cup. The trial's success brings with it a chance for a new face for the continent. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Africa's reputation may bring to mind starving children or civil wars. Not political stability or economic growth. But one country is shaking off its old reputation. Gretchen Wilson reports.
In 1994 then South African President Mandela pledged to redistribute 30% of white-owned farmland to the black majority. But now the government is threatening to take that land back. Gretchen Wilson reports.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress is expected to win tomorrow's election, and some investors worry about the new administration's economic plans. Steve Chiotakis explores the potential new platform with Gretchen Wilson in Johannesburg.