Fishery poaching is wiping out shoreline stocks and pushing poor fishermen from some countries toward piracy.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister for Finance of Nigeria, discusses the impact of Ebola on cross-border trade in Africa. She also outlines the preventive measures Nigeria has implemented.
American investors aren't panicked about the re-emergence of Ebola in Africa, at least in the long term.
Onyebuchi Chukwu, Nigerian health minister, says the Ebola outbreak has been contained in Nigeria and that the country is working with its neighbors to fight the disease.
Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria.
Ebola outbreaks may become more frequent because of climate change, scientists warn, as the deadly disease ravages West Africa.
Staff with the World Health Organization battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak.
"Egypt is the largest importer of wheat in the world, but they have to buy it on the spot market," says Philip Blumberg.
A second case of Ebola has now been confirmed in Nigeria. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports on the economic concern in regards to oil.
Doyin Okupe, senior special assistant on public affairs to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, defends the government's attempts to tackle the problem of insurgency and says the "safe return" of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is key.
Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the troubled security situation in Nigeria does not affect monetary policy decisions.
Islamist terrorism in Nigeria is impeding food production and pushing inflation, a senior central banker in the country warned on Tuesday.
Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the violence in the country has had very little impact on monetary policy, and discusses China's investments on the African continent.
Miguel Azevedo, head of investment banking for Africa at Citigroup, says the growth prospects for Nigeria are "very positive" and that the country's economy is no longer oil-dependent.
Nigeria's finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, dismisses claims that the Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is losing support saying he is in a "strong position".
Nigeria’s future prosperity lies not in oil - but gas, the finance minister of the petroleum-rich country told CNBC.
Nigeria's finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says there is a "real problem" with corruption in Africa's largest economy, but the issue is "sensationalized" by the media.
Nigeria's finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says Nigeria's economy does not just rely on oil and is becoming more diversified.
Dennis Gartman of "The Gartman Letter" says oil traders should keep a close eye on Nigeria.
The U.S. has dispatched similar teams around the world and they have been unable to affect outcomes. The Fiscal Times reports.