Tanzanian Company Champions Local Chocolate

Tanzanian Company Champions Local Chocolate

REUTERS Jaki Kweka is that rare breed of gourmet chocolatier who makes fine chocolate in Tanzania using local ingredients. Other African companies such as Ghana’s…

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Ghana Navy Frees Hijacked Oil Tanker

Ghana Navy Frees Hijacked Oil Tanker

REUTERS The Ghana Navy announced it freed a tanker that was hijacked off the coast of Nigeria and arrested eight pirates believed to be responsible…

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Namibia Switches to Electronic Voting

Namibia Switches to Electronic Voting

REUTERS When Namibians voted in November 2014, it marked a historic event as Africa’s first electronic election. Despite an 11th-hour challenge from the opposition party…

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Kenya Building No-Frills Vehicle

Kenya Building No-Frills Vehicle

[MOBIUS MOTORS] REUTERS On the edge of Nairobi, two doors down from a gleaming display of Germany’s luxury Porsche cars, another showroom offers Africa’s answer…

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Côte d’Ivoire on Quest to Be West Africa’s Rice Bowl

Côte d’Ivoire on Quest to Be West Africa’s Rice Bowl

REUTERS Côte d’Ivoire is increasing rice production and processing in hopes of beginning exports in 2018 and generating more than a million jobs. The country,…

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