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.
Jun 7, 2013 Government tracking of Verizon telephone records raises the question of just how valuable phone information really is. Would it be more useful to track text message records?
Jun 6, 2013 The NSA order for Verizon's customer data highlights how much the private sector knows about their customers, and the restrictions on how they use it.
Jun 6, 2013 Verizon is reportedly handing the National Security Agency data on every customer's calls. So how does the government go about finding needles on the digital haystack?
Jun 3, 2013 For two days, nearly 2,000 data geeks, entrepreneurs, federal bureaucrats and medical folks will descend on Washington, D.C., hoping to help solve the nation’s health care crisis through algorithms and spreadsheets.