A South African chain's shareholders have overwhelmingly accepted
Wal-Mart's offer to buy 51 percent of their company, the chief executive
said Monday, paving the way for the giant U.S.-based retailer to enter
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.