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International Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa seeks more equitable deal at UN Climate Summit

Despite contributing only a fraction of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, Africa is being hit hardest by the effects of climate change. Now armed with a common approach, African leaders

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

With Ebola held at bay, Ivorian cocoa harvest begins

Although Côte d’Ivoire’s proximity to countries affected by Ebola puts it at risk, the precautionary measures already taken will likely head off any significant outbreak and insulate the cocoa industry from disruption.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Ebola outbreak takes toll on local economies

The deadly Ebola virus has continued to spread across West Africa, with dire secondary effects on the affected countries’ economies. The deadly Ebola virus made news when it killed Sheikh