Regions / Africa
Somalia is now suffering from a drought on top of its civil war. Including women in decision-making roles is part of solving both crises.
What does it mean to be a citizen of the new Republic of South Sudan?
Land investments - the purchase or lease of vast tracts of land from mostly poor, developing countries by wealthier food-insecure nations and private investors for the production and export of food and agrofuel crops - have become a very fast-paced international phenomenon.
The South Sudan government has been pressured by the international community to make its oil industry transparent.
You may have watched the great British TV series "Blood on the Wire." Is Apple "Blood on the Wireless"?
India and China, two leading emerging economies in the world, are competing with each other, as well as Africa's traditional western trading partners, to build a stronger relationship with Africa.
Uganda is sitting on a lot of oil. Will its future be more like Nigeria or Norway?
On the 30th anniversary of the first reported case of AIDS, we may just have turned the corner on battling the disease -- if we commit the resources.
Across Africa, China has become known as the agent of mass construction, wisely bartering infrastructural development - chiefly mining-specific - for long-term access to strategic resources.
The crisis in Abyei requires an immediate international response.