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What Ebola costs one community

Sep 5, 2014
Recovery from Ebola could take longer than recovering from war, says one CEO.
Posted In: Ebola, disease, outbreak, Africa

The benefits of developing an Ebola vaccine

Sep 2, 2014
While the market for an Ebola vaccine is small, the payoff of production is big.
Posted In: Ebola, vaccine, Health, Africa

Weathering the Ebola epidemic in Liberia

Aug 26, 2014
It's not just Ebola that's hurting people in West Point, Monrovia.
Posted In: Ebola, Africa

Ebola's cost to African economies

Aug 21, 2014
The epidemic is financially hurting Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
Posted In: Ebola, Africa, disease
US-Africa

U.S. companies pledge $14 billion in Africa investment

Aug 5, 2014
Energy shortages are an obstacle to business and an opportunity for investment.
Posted In: Africa, business, foreign investment

PODCAST: Apple goes shopping

May 9, 2014
Congrats college grads; now start job hunting. And, the Marketplace Morning Report Quiz.
Posted In: apple, college, Africa

South Africa hosts major mining conference amid labor strife

Feb 3, 2014
A mining conference kicks off in Cape Town as platinum workers go on strike.
Posted In: mining, Africa, South Africa, strike

A Texas safari club's solution to saving the rhinos? Kill one.

Jan 10, 2014
The Safari Club of Dallas, Texas wants to auction off the right to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros... for conservation purposes.
Posted In: endangered species, safari, Africa

Congolese seek economic stability after fall of militant group

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?
Posted In: Congo, Africa

At World Retail Congress Africa, U.S. brands try to figure out a 'frontier market'

Nov 4, 2013
American companies are trying to figure out how to make money in Africa.
Posted In: Africa, Retail

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