Most Shared Stories Tagged: Africa

Politics

Financial crisis: the cost to Africa

The World looks at how the financial turmoil shaking major economies could hurt millions of people living on the edge. Experts examine the economic prospects in African nations already suffering from higher food and fuel prices.

Politics

Obama's foreign fans

Nancy Greenleese reports from Italy on Barack Obama's foreign supporters -- and why they're so passionate even if they can't vote in the U.S. election.

Business, Finance & Economics

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz, we wanted the name of a small African country on the shores of Lake Kivu. The answer is Rwanda. Reporter Judy Goldberg has an update on the rare partnership between Macy's department store and an association of women weavers from Rwanda.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Annapolis, Maryland, where a team of anthropologists from the University of Maryland has uncovered a bundle of artifacts used by African slaves for religious rites. The discovery may shed new light on the life of slaves in America. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Mark Leone, head of the team that made the discovery.