Regions / Africa
Somalia is plagued by sexual violence, and many of the perpetrators are foreign troops.
Natural resource scarcity poses a far broader challenge to prosperity and national security than traditional military threats.
Like Iran, South Africa doesn’t like being told what to do with its nuclear material by the United States, a country rich in all things nuclear.
Amid a delayed election and a horrific Boko Haram insurgency, Nigerian women and girls are increasingly becoming targets — and tools — of violence.
The path to a more equal world is steep, but the signposts are clearly marked.
Over 35,000 Eritrean refugees live in Israel today. Dubbed a "cancer" by right-wing politicians, just four have been granted asylum.
The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
Some claim Western colonization constituted a kind of golden age for once colonial countries.
The shameful consequences for public healthcare when structural adjustment rears its ugly head.
There's no purely military solution to the insurgency raging across northeastern Nigeria.