Regions / Africa
A Malian timber scandal points to a positive side of China's controversial growing presence in Africa.
In countries like Sierra Leone, AFRICOM is definitely not the answer to Africa's challenges.
Congress is asking the right questions about the need for the Pentagons new Africa Command.
The world's attention has been riveted in 2008 by election crises in Kenya and now Zimbabwe. What's next the the battle of the ballot vs. the bullet?
Washington has rightly condemned human rights abuses in Zimbabwe. So why not Equatorial Guinea?
Economic policy is to blame for hunger in Africa.
On the 100th anniversary of Richard Wright's birth, E. Ethelbert Miller interviews three scholars on the writer's take on Africa and colonialism.
Genocide is horrifying, but it's not always a black-and-white issue.
The World Bank and the IMF are the real culprits behind the current food crisis, argues columnist Walden Bello.
Are China's relations with Sudan a reason for the international community to boycott the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics? Eric Reeves and James Nolt take sides.