Regions / Africa
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.
The politics and socioeconomics of chocolate and why it is still a guilty pleasure.
The invasion of Somalia has spillover effects in Kenya.
Should the United States choose to support long-term peace and stability over its short-term counterterrorism interests, there is much that it can do to help ensure a peaceful Kenyan election.
From corporations to conspiracy theorists, many scoff at concerns about overpopulation.
Kenya's invasion of Somalia, with U.S. support, is as ill-advised as the last time a U.S. ally tried to remake the fractured country by force.
Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?
Ghana is the latest focus of oil companies. Can it escape the resource curse?