A new $650 million cable system connecting southern Africa with West Africa and Europe will double the capacity of South Africa's mobile phone and Internet networks.
This illustration shows the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in the Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace in England on Feb. 10, 1840. Queen Victoria's white ballgown changed the way brides dressed for years to come.
US Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks with village elders in the village of Tabin in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 8.
A five pound Royal Wedding commemorative coin, marking the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, is seen at the Royal Mint in Cardiff, Wales, on March 16.
More than 1 million people are expected to crowd London's streets Friday for the wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. While royal fans speculate about the wedding dress, British police are fretting over security. Check out five questions (and answers) about the plan for keeping the royal family safe.
In this June 23, 2005 photo, Kate Middleton smiles following her graduation from St. Andrews University, Scotland.
After a brief civil war that killed hundreds, Ivory Coast – the world's No. 1 producer of cocoa – will begin exporting the crop again. But has the country lost its edge to neighboring Ghana?
Princess Diana and Prince Charles wave from their carriage on their wedding day in London, in this July 29, 1981 file photo.
You're nobody until somebody loves you – even if you're a prince. Prince William and Kate Middleton pose for their engagement photo in 2010.
A youth practices parkour, jumping off a wall during a sunny day in central London. Britain's Met Office weather service expect temperatures to rise to 77 degrees Fahrenheit in London and southeast England.