Regions / Africa
Can Nigeria's government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.
No economic crisis would be complete without Jeffrey Sachs's two cents.
As Somalia's roadmap for stability encounters internal political hurdles, the upcoming British conference on Somalia might be the most realistic chance to eradicate extremism and keep the nation together.
Africa's most populous nation has a unique history of fighting against injustice.
Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.
Inter-ethnic strife and mass killings by the forces of Sudan President Omar al-Bashir are creating a humanitarian disaster in South Sudan.
A personal post on the similarities with which a progressive experiences libertarianism and atheism.
When it comes to attitudes toward gays and lesbians in Africa, donor countries need to conjure up all their skill to walk the tightrope between mindfulness and meddling.
At Durban, international negotiators are fiddling while the world burns.
By clinging to a paternalistic attitude and an antiquated Washington Consensus, the United States has opened up space for a broad Chinese role in Africa.