Regions / Africa
The Nigerian government needs to show commitment to the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa by passing relevant laws and allocating funds to women's rights.
Bush's ambassador to Zimbabwe believed freedom would ring there.
Immigation is, in a sense, a compliment to a country, which, in turn, needs to learn how to repay it.
Pennsylvania divestment bills are unlikely to have much impact on Iran or Sudan, but they provide fodder for moral pieties by politicians.
Under the guise of developing 'climate-ready' crops, the world's largest seed and agrochemical corporations are pressuring governments to allow what could become the broadest and most dangerous patent claims in intellectual property history.
Obama's decision to continue to provide military assistance to Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yemen, and Chad is a rejection of the progressive principles Obama stood for on the 2008 campaign trail.
The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security just turned 10 years old -- but few nations are helping it meet its goals of involving women in peacemaking and peacekeeping.
In this interview, Peace Corps volunteer Nathan Dieck provides a rare firsthand account of a U.S. counter-terrorism operation in Africa.
The international community agreed to the goal of achieving universal access to HIV/AIDS treatment, but the Obama administration is scaling back its commitment
Tensions remain high in Uganda even one year after riots left dozens dead.