Regions / Africa
The global economic crisis is just now hitting the developing world with devastating effects.
As the Democratic presidential primary campaign limps on, and the cacophony of focus-grouped sound bites strikes a fevered pitch, the candidates are making surprisingly little noise about Darfur.
Tajudeen Abdulraheem explains President Bush's Africa trip itinerary.
A common flaw in U.S. foreign policy is the politicization of foreign assistance. Whether Republican or Democratic, U.S. administrations allow narrowly defined "national interests" - instead of needs, priorities, and realities in a given country - to dictate foreign assistance. And Rwanda is an excellent case in point.
With the new Africa Command, the United States is increasing its military footprint on an energy-rich continent.
Will President Bush's view of trade and investment on workers in Africa truly end this paternalism?
A closer look at this administration's record on debt should begin with the question often posed by Africa-based civil society groups: who owes whom?
The Bush administration is continuing its militarization of U.S.-African relations this year.
Instead of splurging on sponsoring the Super Bowl halftime show, Bridgestone Firestone should start paying its Liberian rubber workers a living wage.
Mozambique once opposed the Cahora Bassa dam. It should have maintained its opposition.