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China steps up to support Africa’s development – Christian Science Monitor

China’s announcement comes as Brazil, China, and India get ready to increase the clout of their economies with the creation of a new World Bank-type institution. By Ryan Lenora Brown, Correspondent / March 19, 2013 A man walks past a signage decoration for the BRICS summit in Sanya, Hainan province, China, April 2011. The BRICS countries – […]

India And Australia, Not China, Lead Asian M&A Charge In Africa – Forbes

India And Australia, Not China, Lead Asian M&A Charge In Africa – Forbes

Anadarko Wants To Dance With Global Energy Majors In East African Fields Trefis Team Contributor Fresh Trouble for Algerian Oil and Gas Christopher Coats Contributor In 2010, Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Bharti Mittal announced that Bharti Airtel crossed the milestone of 200 million customers spanning across nineteen countries in Asia and Africa. (Image credit: […]

Penis-Snatching Panics Resurface in Africa – Yahoo! News (blog)

In a recent issue of “Pacific Standard” magazine, Louisa Lombard, an anthropologist at the University of California at Berkeley, described visiting a small town in the Central African Republic where she encountered two men who claimed that their penises had been stolen. It seems that the day before, a traveler visiting the town had shaken […]

India And Australia, Not China, Lead M&A Charge In Africa – Forbes

India And Australia, Not China, Lead M&A Charge In Africa – Forbes

Anadarko Wants To Dance With Global Energy Majors In East African Fields Trefis Team Contributor Fresh Trouble for Algerian Oil and Gas Christopher Coats Contributor ‘We Have A Lot Of Confidence In Africa’: Fasken Martineau Managing Partner Kitco News Contributor Africa is Rising Fast techonomyguest Contributor In 2010, Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Bharti Mittal […]

Taking ‘The Amazing Race’ To Africa – Huffington Post

There is something very special about the continent of Africa. The show I work on, The Amazing Race, has gone to nearly 20 African countries in the past 22 seasons and the diversity of geography and culture is like no other place on Earth. This particular leg of the Race we went to Botswana, a […]

How to Triple Food Production in Africa – Huffington Post

Every March since 1973, the Agriculture Council of America has organized National Agriculture (Ag) Day, which recognizes and celebrates all that we’ve gained by advances in agricultural technology. Because agriculture has become a global enterprise, today on National Ag Day, I want to bring a perspective from Africa, a continent that still suffers from widespread […]

Taking ‘The Amazing Race’ To Africa – Huffington Post

There is something very special about the continent of Africa. The show I work on, The Amazing Race, has gone to nearly 20 African countries in the past 22 seasons and the diversity of geography and culture is like no other place on Earth. This particular leg of the Race we went to Botswana, a […]

SocGen Predicts ‘Volcano Eruption’ for Debt: South Africa Credit – Bloomberg

SocGen Predicts ‘Volcano Eruption’ for Debt: South Africa Credit – Bloomberg

South African bonds face the risk of a sell-off by foreign investors as the rand’s plunge dims the allure of the nation’s debt, according to Societe Generale SA. (GLE) The rand’s 8.2 percent fall against the dollar this year is the worst of 25 emerging markets monitored by Bloomberg. South African 10-year yields have climbed […]

Unsustainable Grey Parrot Trade in South Africa – National Geographic

Unsustainable Grey Parrot Trade in South Africa – National Geographic

It has taken us just 70 years to almost wipe-out one of the most abundant parrots on earth, converting the species into one of the most abundant, well-known and widespread pets on earth. Millions upon millions have been captured and removed from the wild to accommodate booming demand over the last century. Just as demand […]

Celebrating David Livingstone, ‘Africa’s first freedom fighter’ – The Guardian (blog)

A series of events are planned today marking the 200th anniversary of one of the greatest European explorers of Africa, David Livingstone. The bicentenary celebrations are set to take place with events and exhibitions across the UK and Africa, including an arts festival in Livingstone, Zambia and a 1000km mountain bike tour across South Africa […]