Apart from a fast-growing economy, Emery Rubagenga, CEO at ROKA Mining, says Rwanda has been developing its business facilities, which makes it more attractive for investors.» Read More
The world's club of ultrawealthy individuals added about 5,000 new members last year, according to the latest Wealth Report. The NYT reports.
PRETORIA, South Africa-- A South African TV channel has apologized for broadcasting an image of a witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial after the woman requested that she not be shown. News channel eNCA says it used the picture of state witness Michelle Burger in a broadcast while she was giving testimony Tuesday.
TOBRUK, Libya, March 5- If anyone understands the deep divisions over how to resolve the blockade of Libya's eastern Hariga oil port, it is the family of local mayor Faraj Yassin.
NEW YORK/ ABU DHABI, March 4- Ben Bernanke earned more in 40 minutes on Tuesday than he made all of last year as head of the U.S. Bernanke was paid at least $250,000 for his first public speaking engagement, in Abu Dhabi, since stepping down in January, according to sources familiar with the matter.
MEXICO CITY, Mexico- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks before the Mexican Bankers Association- 0000 GMT. TORONTO, Canada- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Tiff Macklem speaks at an event in Toronto- 0015 GMT.
LONDON, March 4- Drilling for oil and gas deposits outside North America has hit the highest level in three decades, led by big exploration and production programmes in the Middle East and Africa. The boom is being led by the Middle East, where the number of rigs operating has tripled since 1999, and Africa, where the rig count is up almost four times.
OSLO, March 3- Increasing similarity in diets worldwide is a threat to health and food security with many people forsaking traditional crops such as cassava, sorghum or millet, an international study showed on Monday.
BENGHAZI, Libya, March 2- Gunmen killed a French national in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Sunday, a security official said, the latest slaying of a foreigner in the restive area.
BENGHAZI, Libya, March 2- Gunmen killed a French citizen in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Sunday, a security official said, the latest slaying of a foreigner in the restive area.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 28- Google Inc on Friday lost its bid to keep an anti-Islamic film on its YouTube video sharing website while it appealed a federal appeals court order that the company said would have "devastating effects" if allowed to stand.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 28- Google Inc, saying a federal appeals court order directing it to remove an anti-Islamic film from its YouTube video sharing website would have "devastating effects" if allowed to stand, asked the court to put it on hold.
LAGOS, Feb 28- "What is a cynic?" asks Cecil Graham in the Oscar Wilde play "Lady Windermere's Fan".
OSLO, Feb 28- Norway's $840 billion sovereign fund, the world's biggest equity investor, has cut its investments in gold and coal miners due to environmental concerns and will review the entire mining sector this year, it said on Friday.
LONDON, Feb 28- Copper producers have struggled to raise production even though prices for the metal have quadrupled since the turn of the century, an embarrassingly poor performance for the industry.
LOS ANGELES-- Three novels by bestselling author Wilbur Smith are being developed for TV. The 81- year-old Smith, who was born in Northern Rhodesia _ now Zambia _ has 34 book titles including 2013' s " Vicious Circle. Other Wilbur Smith books have been adapted for movies, including 1974' s " Gold" and 1976' s "Shout at the Devil.
PARIS-- She may sing "Please Don't Stop The Music," but the music at the Balmain show had well and truly stopped when seven-time Grammy Award-winner Rihanna sneaked in the back door, after everyone had left.
OSLO, Feb 28- Norway's $840 billion sovereign wealth fund sharply increased its exposure to government debt in the world's most advanced economies in the fourth quarter and also raised its African equity holdings, it said on Friday.
NEW YORK, Feb 27- Sovereign debt borrowing is expected to rise by 2.7 percent to $7.1 trillion this year, with the biggest relative increase coming in sub-Saharan Africa, a new study by Standard& Poor's showed on Thursday.
BRASILIA, Feb 27- Brazil is hoping to sell its upcoming KC-390 military cargo plane to Sweden as part of a $4.5 billion deal to buy 36 Gripen fighter jets made by Swedish company Saab AB. Embraer's new jet is set for its first flight by the end of the year and has received early commitments for orders from Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile.
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 27- South Africa's Impala Platinum on Thursday declared force majeure on supply contracts at its strike-hit Rustenburg mine, as five weeks of labour unrest took their toll on the battered mining industry.