Jun 26, 2013 President Obama's week-long trip to Africa will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. Obama's visit is aimed, in part, at increasing U.S. trade and investment in Africa.
Jun 21, 2013 A new report out this week shows that while pirate attacks off the Somali coast have plummeted, there's a growing threat on the other side of the continent.
Jun 14, 2013 Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Nelson is challenging the copyright to the happy birthday song after being asked to pay $1,500 to Warner Music to use the tune in her film.
Jun 3, 2013 Countries from central and east Africa gather to talk solar power as Africa emerges as a market for alternative energy.
May 31, 2013 The summer concert tour season is under way. How important financially are these tours for bands?
May 29, 2013 In some cases, a dearth of infrastructure can actually lead to innovation. No where is this more true than in the developing world.
May 17, 2013 From "The Payback" by James Brown to The Smiths' "I Don't Owe You Anything" to "Bills, Bills, Bills" by Destiny's Child, we've compiled a playlist of tunes all about borrowing and lending.
May 7, 2013 Somalia has struggled with famine, piracy, and insurgency in the past several years. But recently, Somalia has been making some progress on economic rebuilding.
Apr 26, 2013 In just a decade, Apple's music-buying service has redefined the music industry and the way we listen.
Apr 23, 2013 New data show that the Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" is now the most streamed song on Spotify. Which got us thinking, even though the way we listen to music has changed, the tune has not.