from Photographers' Blog:

A leap to freedom

By karolinatagaris
December 3, 2014

Nairobi, Kenya

By Thomas Mukoya

A detained protester jumps from a police truck as she escapes after riot police released teargas to disperse the #OccupyHarambeeAve demonstration in Nairobi

I was covering #OccupyHarambeeAve, a protest outside President Uhuru Kenyatta’s office following the killing of 28 people in the ambush of a Nairobi-bound public bus in the northern Kenyan border town of Mandera in November.

from Breakingviews:

SABMiller’s Coca-Cola push is Africa buy signal

November 27, 2014

By Robert Cole

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Review: Congo’s problems run deeper than oil

By kateduguid
November 21, 2014

By Kate Duguid

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

Ebola will not be the last global epidemic, time to hit the reset button on how we treat it – author

October 23, 2014

(Updates with current news on New York City doctor testing positive for Ebola and World Health Organization's expectations for a vaccine.)

from Breakingviews:

Ebola shows dangers, and power, of globalisation

By Edward Hadas
October 10, 2014

By Edward Hadas

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Global Investing:

Measuring political risk in emerging markets

October 10, 2014

(Corrects to say EI Sturdza is UK investment firm, not Swiss)

Commerzbank analyst Simon Quijano-Evans recently analysed credit ratings for emerging market countries and concluded that there is a strong tendency to "under-rate" emerging economies - that is they are generally rated lower than developed market "equals" that have similar profiles of debt, investment or reform. The reason, according to Quijano-Evans, is that ratings assessments tend to be "blurred by political risk which is difficult to quantify and is usually higher in the developing world compared with richer peers.

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

Ebola’s “worst case” economic impact may total more than $40 billion – World Bank’s Evans

October 6, 2014

As world leaders gather this week for the annual International Monetary Fund and World Bank  autumn meetings, Ebola will be top on the list of priorities. Apart from the human toll, the economic impact will be felt for at least a couple of years, said David Evans, senior economist of the World Bank’s Africa Division.

from Breakingviews:

Ebola sets clock ticking on West African economy

October 1, 2014

By Martin Hutchinson

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Data Dive:

Ebola’s spread brings host of other diseases in its wake

By Michael Corones
September 26, 2014

Almost 3,000 West Africans have died from the current outbreak of Ebola virus, and on Tuesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that by January between 550,000 and 1.4 million people could be infected if nothing is done.

from Full Focus:

Frontlines of Ebola

August 21, 2014

Attempts to stop the spread of the worst outbreak of the disease in history.