• Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses the Nation in Nairobi on April 4, 2015. JOHN MUCHUCHA/AFP/Getty Images

    The two countries''s presidents meet and agree to expand economic ties and regional cooperation.Africa,Jacob Zuma,Kenya,South Africa,Uhuru Kenyatta,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : May 18, 2015, 2:34 PM EDT
  • The Eskom Duvha Power Station, in the coal rich Witbank region of South Africa, 2/5/15. MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images

    South Africa has approved 5,243MW in renewable energy projects, and plans a further 6,300MW.Africa,electricity,Eskom,loadshedding,Solar energy,South Africa,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Apr 21, 2015, 2:41 PM EDT
  • SABMiller Plc’s Newlands brewery in Cape Town, South Africa, March 13, 2015. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    Africa is the fastest-growing beer market in the world at 5% per year, drawing in big firms. Africa,beer,Diageo,SABMiller,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Apr 02, 2015, 1:14 PM EDT
  • Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn speaks in Djibouti City, Djibouti, February 7, 2015. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    Ethiopia is building Africa's biggest dam and has plans for an airport the size of Heathrow.Africa,Addis Ababa,airport,Bole International airport,Egypt,Ethiopia,Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam,Hailemariam Desalegn,Nile,Sudan,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 13, 2015, 1:02 PM EDT
  • King Mohammed VI of Morocco at the Elysee Palace in Paris France, on February 09, 2015. Chesnot/Getty Images

    Work begins on a desalination plant in Morocco, one of many large infrastructure projects to come.Africa,Abengoa,desalination,Europe,Mohammed VI,Morocco,natural gas,Solar energy,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 10, 2015, 3:27 PM EDT
  • Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan speaks at a Maiduguri camp on January 15, 2015. OLATUNJI OMIRIN/AFP/Getty Images

    The incumbent president tries to quickly end a fuel shortage that the opposition is using to bash him.Africa,elections,fuel,Goodluck Jonathan,Muhammadu Buhari,Nigeria,oil,refineries,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 04, 2015, 2:32 PM EST
  • Representatives from the U.S. and the East African Community in Washington, DC, 2/26/15. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

    An agreement aims to further boost trade between the U.S. and East Africa, already up 52% in 2014.Africa,U.S.,African Growth and Opportunity Act,Burundi,China,E.U.,East African Community,Kenya,Rwanda,Tanzania,Trade,Uganda,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 02, 2015, 2:31 PM EST
  • Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama delivers a speech in Berlin, Germany, January 19, 2015. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    Less than half of Ghana's installed capacity has been available, causing chronic power outages. Africa,electricity,energy crisis,Ghana,hydropower,John Dramani Mahama,Karadeniz Holding,Nigeria,solar,Total,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 19, 2015, 1:20 PM EST