Superfood smoothies make Africa's baobab tree big business while Somali brothers invest in dairy farm to meet local …

Superfood smoothies make Africa's baobab tree big business while Somali brothers invest in dairy farm to meet local …

Buoyed by a booming western health food industry obsessed with the next exotic “superfood” fad, and tireless marketing from a small network of producers and suppliers, the fruit of Africa’s most iconic tree has become a well known international commodity. Somali dairy farm Four brothers are taking advantage of improved security in Somalia to run […]

How China bought Africa

How China bought Africa

the China dilemma How China bought Africa China’s trade-and-investment march may be a neo-imperialist campaign to extract Africa’s natural resources and become a leading global power Source link

Burger King agrees to Toto's 'Africa' all day long at London location

Burger King agrees to Toto's 'Africa' all day long at London location

“If this tweet gets 1000 RTs we’ll play Toto – Africa all day in one of our restaurants.”  (Google) Those poor employees. Burger King U.K. recently challenged its Twitter followers to retweet one of its posts in exchange for getting Toto’s 1982 song “Africa” played in one of its locations over and over again for […]

In Africa, Mystery Murders Put Spotlight on Kremlin's Reach

In Africa, Mystery Murders Put Spotlight on Kremlin's Reach

In Africa, Mystery Murders Put Spotlight on Kremlin’s Reach  New York Times Funerals Held for 3 Russian Journalists Killed in Africa  U.S. News & World Report Mystery Surrounds Case of Russian Journalists Slain in Africa  Voice of America Full coverage Source link

8 of the best safari destinations in Africa

8 of the best safari destinations in Africa

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Richard Heathcote/Getty Images More travel news (CNN) – With so many spectacular game reserves to choose from, determining the ultimate once-in-a-lifetime African safari experience is no easy task for travelers. From Tanzania’s protected Serengeti National Park, to Botswana’s brutally wild Kalahari Desert, here’s our pick of eight of the finest national parks […]

When al-Qaida brought terror to East Africa

When al-Qaida brought terror to East Africa

It’s August 7, 1998, 10:30 a.m. Two assassins detonate a tanker truck filled with explosives in front of the US embassy in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. Only nine minutes later, another bomb exploded, this time in neighboring Tanzania in front of the US embassy in Dar es Salaam. A total of 242 people were killed […]

Africa's Silicon Savannah could be a gold mine for exporters

Africa's Silicon Savannah could be a gold mine for exporters

‘Enterprise Ireland can help exporters with an eye on the savvy Silicon Savannah to identify sectors and opportunities, make introductions to potential partners and buyers, and advise on important procedures, market entry barriers and license requirements.’ (stock photo) Africa’s Silicon Savannah could be a gold mine for exporters Independent.ie The East African Rift Valley is […]

South Africa tour represents 'a new way' for Minnesota Orchestra

South Africa tour represents 'a new way' for Minnesota Orchestra

Soon, the Minnesota Orchestra will fill an iconic church in Soweto. More than a place of worship, Regina Mundi Catholic Church has been the site of history — a home and organizing hub for those fighting apartheid. But a venue for a symphony concert? That requires constructing a special stage. “That’s the way this band […]