Mar 28, 2013 President Obama is scheduled to meet with the leaders of four African nations at the White House. On the agenda: Democracy and opportunities to expand trade and investment.
Mar 14, 2013 A new tech venture wants to reel entrepreneurs in as close to Silicon Valley as possible without the need for a visa. The lure is a crusie ship 12 nautical miles off the shore of Half Moon Bay, Calif.
Mar 12, 2013 South Sudan, which seceded from the rest of Sudan in 2011, will begin oil production again, under a new deal negotiated in Ethiopia.
Mar 4, 2013 Oil was discovered in the Turkana region of northwest Kenya one year ago. Now local people fear they will be displaced and won't get a fair share of any future oil profits.
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.
Feb 5, 2013 Boise burger-and-Idaho-fries entrepreneur expands his business as joblessness contracts.
Dec 27, 2012 The growing use of medical marijuana and the legalization of recreational use in two states have created more opportunities for pot entrepreneurs.
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 26, 2012 The Windy City tries to lure tech entrepreneurs to create a new startup ecosystem.
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.