By Becket Adams | 08/05/14 04:16 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday seemingly referred to Africa as a country and not as a continent. But Africa is not a country! It's a continent! Did Biden commit yet another gaffe?Â
08/05/14 04:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — They export BMWs and birdseed and plenty in between. Their middle class is growing fast enough to draw the likes of Marriott and Wal-Mart. China, Europe, Japan and the United States are vying to build roads and power plants there. No longer are the nations of sub-Saharan...
By Ed Sykes | 08/05/14 10:51 AM
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt says it's time to stop vilifying the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/05/14 08:53 AM
President Obama plans to announce a $14 billion commitment from U.S. business to invest in Africa in areas ranging from construction and energy to banking and information technology.
By Steve Doty | 08/05/14 07:57 AM
Fueling more 2016 speculation, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will continue his statewide tour of Iowa today with multiple stops across the state.
08/05/14 06:15 AM
Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year, thanks to a longstanding research program by the U.S. government and the military. The...
By Ed Sykes | 08/04/14 04:35 PM
Three day U.S.-African Leaders Summit seeks to strengthen economic ties and encourage democratic development.
08/04/14 03:30 PM
Days before the start of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, South African President Jacob Zuma spoke at the National Press Club in Washington.
08/04/14 11:31 AM
CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, Botswana (AP) — No sign of an elephant in all of two minutes, a tourist teased a guide at Botswana's Chobe National Park, home to tens of thousands of elephants. A minute later, their vehicle cleared a knot of shrubs and elephants loomed ahead beside the dusty road. Such...
08/04/14 10:18 AM
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian authorities on Monday confirmed a second case of Ebola in Africa's most populous country, an alarming setback as officials across the region battle to stop the spread of a disease that has killed more than 700 people. Also Monday, health authorities in Liberia...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/04/14 07:25 AM
President Obama will host nearly 50 leaders of African nations in Washington early this week during the largest U.S.-African summit ever convened.
08/04/14 05:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama immerses himself in talks on Africa's regional security, democracy building and business investment this week, the world's attention — and much of his own — will be on an extraordinary array of urgent overseas crises. Obama is gathering nearly 50...
08/03/14 09:30 PM
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Little action has been taken to clean up pollution caused by oil production in Nigeria's Niger Delta region, either by the government or Shell Oil, Amnesty International and other groups charged Monday. Oil production has contaminated the drinking water of at least 10...
By Brian Hughes | 08/03/14 09:47 AM
"I don't think it's in the cards that we would have widespread Ebola in this country," Thomas Frieden said on CBS' "Face the Nation."
08/02/14 09:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is gathering nearly 50 African heads of state in Washington for an unprecedented summit aimed in part at building his legacy on a continent where his commitment has been questioned. But the backdrop for the conference that begins Monday underscores what...
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