Regions / Africa
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.
There is hope for achieving social and economic justice with the persistence of activism and global solidarity.
With its investments in Africa, China is going where no other investors dare. But, Akwe Amosu asks, will this investment lift all African boats or only the luxury yachts?
"Vulture Fund" is example of profiteering at its worst.
2007 marks the 200th anniversary of the end of the trans-Atlantic slave trade but modern-day forms of slavery are devastating lives throughout much of the African world.
The Bush administration has chosen yet again force over diplomacy.
In Morocco, jokes about Islam are no laughing matter, as two journalists recently discovered.
It's painfully clear, as the blood spills on both sides of the Chad border, that the consortium of international oil companies and their allies at the World Bank won't let anything stop a drop of oil from flowing to global markets.
The Islamic Courts Union is on the run. But political Islam remains a force to be reckoned with in Somalia.