Feb 27, 2013 The growth of Kenya's increasingly-affluent middle class has brought a consumer explosion. Now there's mounting international interest in mining that data to improve businesses' profitability.
Dec 4, 2012 Today the British company "Blue Energy" unveiled plans for the largest solar power plant in Africa -- and one of the largest in the world.
Oct 25, 2012 Not everything in the economy hinges on who wins in November. Whether it's President Obama or President Romney -- we're predicting three things are certain by 2016.
Sep 27, 2012 The spread of modern grocery chains could lift millions of African farmers out of poverty -- or ruin them.
Aug 21, 2012 The country's leader since 1991 has died at the age of 57. Meles faced criticism for civil and human rights abuses in recent years, but he also got credit for a remarkable run of economic growth.
Jul 19, 2012 China held a forum with African leaders today, offering $20 billion in loans to countries throughout the continent over the next three years. The pledge almost doubles China's previous aid to Africa, strengthening a relationship that has attracted a lot of criticism from the West.
Jul 17, 2012 After Whit Alexander found success co-creating the board game Cranium, he found a calling in social entrepreneurship. The story of the battery business he built in Ghana is told in a new book by his brother Max.
Jun 4, 2012 Ghana's farmers face tough choices in search for fertility boost.
Feb 16, 2012 Facebook is teaming up with mobile phone maker Orange to provide its services to cell phones in Africa -- of the non-iPhone, BlackBerry, or Android variety.