Nations Contribute Loan, Expertise for Kenyan Wind Plant

Nations Contribute Loan, Expertise for Kenyan Wind Plant

Lake Turkana Wind Power officials check a mast that measures wind direction and speed at a study site in Loiyangalani, near Lake Turkana in northern…

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U.S Promises to Support Nigeria’s Investment Push

U.S Promises to Support Nigeria’s Investment Push

Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States Ade Adefuye speaks to U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman at a meeting in Abuja, Nigeria in…

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African Sushi a Hit in Japan

African Sushi a Hit in Japan

REUTERS The idea of Japanese consumers eating sushi exported from a tiny African country with no coastline may sound improbable, but the kingdom of Lesotho…

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Liberia’s Improved Ports Boost International Trade

Liberia’s Improved Ports Boost International Trade

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A revamp of Liberia’s four seaports is pointing the way to an economic transformation that aims to put the ravages of this West…

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Watson Supercomputer Comes to Africa

Watson Supercomputer Comes to Africa

REUTERS IBM is rolling out its Watson supercomputer system across Africa, saying it will help address continental development obstacles as diverse as medical diagnoses, economic…

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EU Signs Road Grant With Ethiopia

EU Signs Road Grant With Ethiopia

REUTERS The European Union has signed a development grant with Ethiopia worth $287.26 million to help finance road construction and projects targeting maternal health and…

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Africa Getting ‘White Space’ Internet

Africa Getting ‘White Space’ Internet

REUTERS At Cape Town’s Elswood Secondary School, even the metal grills welded into its walls did not deter burglars from ripping out the copper cables…

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Tanzania Attracts More Tourists

Tanzania Attracts More Tourists

REUTERS Tanzania, famed for its safari parks beneath snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, estimated that it attracted 40 percent more tourists in 2013 than in 2012. The…

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EU, West African Countries Partner on Counterpiracy

EU, West African Countries Partner on Counterpiracy

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The European Union announced plans to increase security efforts in the Gulf of Guinea, the West African maritime region that has become a…

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Researcher Brings African Scientists to CERN

Researcher Brings African Scientists to CERN

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS A prize-winning scientist at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has used his winnings to promote particle physics in Africa….

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