Investment by Indian-owned Karuturi Global has raised questions about whether Ethiopia is literally giving away the farm, or conversely, launching a 'green revolution' to help Ethiopia feed itself.
Nigel Waller wants to bring 'virtual mobile phone' service to the Bottom of the Pyramid – the poorest of the world's poor.
A magnitude 6.9 Himalayan quake on the border between India and Nepal, highlights the extreme hazard the region faces as enormous patches of Earth's crust crash into each other.
Higher global food prices are likely to spell trouble for aid organizations working to relieve famine in the Horn of Africa.
Her nonprofit Edesia produces Plumpy'nut, a nutritious paste rich in calories and vitamins.
The Southern African Development Community will not call on Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to cede power. But by insisting on fair elections, it may push Mugabe into a corner nonetheless.
Three eclipses will happen over the next month. As rare as that is, it all starts with another rarity - a midnight eclipse of the sun.
A Thai girl takes care of her younger sister at an evacuation center after they fled home following the fighting between Thai and Cambodian soldiers in Surin Province, northeastern Thailand. Officials said Thailand and Cambodia have traded fire for a sixth day as an increasingly bloody border dispute drags on.