Regions / Africa
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.
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.