Regions / Africa
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.
Money is illegally flowing out of Africa. Here's how to fix the problem.
Soccer's big event is about to begin in South Africa. It's time to root for your favorite team...and for Africa.
To effectively advocate for the people of Sudan, we must first understand that Bashir's open disdain for democracy in the region is amply matched by Washington's.
Upon replacing George W. Bush as US president, hopes were high that Barack Obama would oversee sweeping change in relation to US military policy. But far from seeing a reversal, such policy has in fact intensified, entirely at the expense of more progressive diplomatic and economically-based approaches.
Barack Obama's grandmother, full of hope, is working for change in west Kenya.
While the debate about sanctions in the case of Zimbabwe is heated, it often misses the point. Both supporters and opponents of sanctions exaggerate their importance and underestimate other policy tools. The reality is that sanctions are neither comprehensive nor targeted.
The Kenyan opposition leader talks about U.S. relations with his country in the age of Obama.
How to judge the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) that ended the second north-south civil war in Sudan, one of the bloodiest and longest on the African continent?
Haiti never had a chance. It had been treated as a standing threat since its revolution in 1804.