Kate Archer Kent
Nov 11, 2013 After two decades of bloodshed, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the main rebel group in the country are expected to sign a peace deal today. Could this be the development needed to put this country, rich in natural resources, on a path toward economic stability?
Nov 4, 2013 American companies are trying to figure out how to make money in Africa.
Oct 31, 2013 Nigeria could soon pass South Africa to become Africa’s biggest economy, but only because it’s changing how it calculates its GDP.
Oct 28, 2013 Rwanda is laying the groundwork to one day become a competitor to Silicon Valley.
Jul 10, 2013 Some fear the closures could hurt immigrants -- Somali expatriates in particular -- who rely on the transfer services to send funds back home.
Jul 5, 2013 In Kenya, a growing group of amateur aviation enthusiasts are building homemade flying machines out of everything from junk metal to old car engines.
Jun 26, 2013 Will the president's stop in Senegal signal new business relationships with West Africa?
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.