As the public school system collapses in S. Africa, a free market replacement is emerging.
African leaders on Monday were offering Laurent Gbagbo an amnesty
deal on condition he cedes the presidency.
Last week, Walmart Stores Inc., acquired 51% of the shares of Massmart
Holdings Limited in South Africa.
The West African nation of Ghana is poised to begin pumping oil
Wednesday for the first time, kicking off a lucrative new industry
expected to bring $1 billion annually to a part of the world where most
people still get by on less than $2 a day.
Africa's most populous nation ran away with two awards Saturday
night during the MTV Africa Music Awards.
International observers played down allegations of widespread fraud in
Haiti's critical post-quake election as ballots began to be counted at
an industrial park in the capital Monday.
There are many ancient treasures to be uncovered in Egypt. The latest
was a Sphinx-lined road in Luxor, according to the Egyptian government.
The mine northwest of Johannesburg remains idle and workers are getting by on food handouts and odd jobs.