South Africa says it is ramping up border security 'to ensure the safe and smooth movement of travelers.' Rights activists worry the government is targeting Zimbabwean migrants traveling home for Christmas.
12/17/2010 01:01 pm
KFC this week became the latest iconic American company to make significant moves into Africa, following expansion by Coca-Cola and Walmart.
12/09/2010 03:41 pm
Africa Monitor On World AIDS Day, infection rates are declining, but dwindling funds threaten progress
World AIDS Day on Wednesday is a chance to assess the impact of six years of heavy US and international donor funding.
11/30/2010 01:55 pm
While Arizona's anti-immigrant law gets all the attention, countries around the world are pursuing tough immigration polices on a scale rarely seen in history.
10/09/2010 10:21 am
Some countries have taken steps to block cellphone use during unrest, eliminating a key tool for African activists and organizers.
09/29/2010 04:40 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/22
The US dollar is getting weaker in the current economic crisis. So why not adopt the currency of an emerging economic power – and Zimbabwe's largest trading partner – China?
09/08/2010 09:38 am
Mozambique’s food riots in the capital city of Maputo reinforce the pessimistic outlook for Africa's food future, but several places on the continent are producing food surpluses.
09/07/2010 12:44 pm
As global wheat prices rise, Africans are feeling the pinch when buying something as simple as bread. Mozambique bread riots could be a warning sign for African nations who have leased fertile agricultural land to foreign countries.
09/06/2010 02:20 pm
The Aug. 18 announcement that Exxon Mobil will not purchase a stake in Ghana's offshore oil fields opens the door for China, which is setting a new standard for how to woo Africa's petrol powers.
08/26/2010 11:30 am