Regions / Africa
If unrest in the Middle East and mass migration ease, developed states might once again welcome workers from developing states.
The politicization of humanitarian aid poses a huge moral dilemma for NGO workers.
For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they’re only good for shareholders.
It may have sought to create fear, paving the way for a French and U.S. military presence in Burkina Faso.
Protests broke out in Ethiopia in November, and the government is continuing its massive crackdown.
Diamond-rich Botswana avoided the dreaded resource curse and established a prosperous, stable democracy. But political turmoil has begun to roil the traditionally placid society.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
Manganese mining is a linchpin of Burkina Faso’s corruption and oppression.
How the Pentagon is using the "ISIS crisis" to expand its footprint in the Horn of Africa.
As the world's youngest country enters its third year of civil war, there are new hopes for a durable peace.