Regions / Africa
The East African Community has accelerated negotiations with Europe for an Economic Partnership Agreement. The race is on for negotiators and lobbyists to either let Europe in or keep it out.
The world still extracts resources from Congo, and the Congolese still don't get the benefits.
A renewed engagement with the ICC suggests that the Obama administration is interested in shaping international law while remaining immune to prosecution under the very laws it helps develop.
With worldwide desecration of the environment by oil spills, the words "black planet" take on new meaning.
South Africans appear to have had their constitutional right to protest suspended during the 2010 World Cup, following a directive from the country's police service (SAPS) to municipalities hosting matches.
The Pentagon has some unusual bedfellows in its operation in Uganda.
The trillion-dollar war bill and a half-billion-dollar jet fighter engine are connected in a way that goes beyond their status as budget items.
The United States has a chance to bring war criminals to justice -- if it supports the International Criminal Court at the upcoming review conference in Kampala.
With Asian countries investing heavily in a diverse portfolio of African interests, why is the United States still only focused on the continent's oil?
In the wake of the environmental disaster caused by the 20 April explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig, the oil multinational was immediately pressured into providing adequate compensation by the US government. This is an experience palpably not shared by Nigerian people in the face of another multinational, Shell, in the country's Niger Delta.