Regions / Africa
Critics have wrongly attacked U.S. legislation designed to regulate minerals imported from Congo.
"Child abuse and war should almost always be mentioned in the same sentence."
Investors have already bought up a tenth of the land in the fledgling state of South Sudan.
A call to Congress for a cease-fire in Libya, issued by U.S. Non-Governmental Organizations that support human rights and democracy in Africa.
With evermore mouths to feed, how will we be able to coax more food out of our exhausted soil?
Malawi has turned around its agricultural sector. Can it overcome political challenges to become a model for Africa?
If the Bashir administration allows the Doha agreement to become a meaningless piece of paper, all semblance of regional trust could be destroyed.
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.