Regions / Africa
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 dark side of globalization, especially human trafficking, is the subject of many WikiLeaked cables.
The Obama administration should begin implementing the Obama Law by appointing a special envoy to the Great Lakes Region.
Patrick Bond makes a stinging critique of the recent report of the African Development Bank that claims that 'one in three Africans is middle class' and as a result, Africa is ready for 'take off'.
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus lost his appeal to continue as chief of the pioneering microcredit institution he founded.
Descendants of the mercenaries that plagued Africa during the post-colonial period have again become prevalent on the continent.
South Sudan, on the verge of nationhood, has a lot of oil but faces enormous challenges.
The standoff in Cote d'Ivoire is over. Here's how to break the cycle of violence.
The prospect of a new civil war looms on the Ivoirian horizon.
Robert Kaplan thinks that Gaddafi, Gbagbo, and Saleh refuse to back down out of fealty to their tribes.