Regions / Africa
The citizens of Sierra Leone turned out in droves to vote, but they have failed to benefit from booming oil exploration and the mining industry.
Only a policy of sustained affirmative action can address ingrained gender imbalances in Somalia.
Africa is wealthy in oil, gas, iron, aluminum and rare metals.
Hurricane Sandy demonstrated that a natural disaster could quickly, if temporarily, downgrade a rich country to third-world status.
President Obiang only adds to its reputation as one of the world's most corrupt, unjust nations.
How effortlessly drones have insinuated themselves into our national narrative.
Campaigns mounted to ask the candidates questions about human rights abuses and atrocities in places like Darfur, the Sudans, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo were ignored.
The United States should take a lesson from Africa in dealing with its AIDS epidemic.
The concept of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) has gained general acceptance more quickly than anticipated.
The West suddenly seems less concerned with democracy in the DRC than it professed to be last year.