Regions / Africa
Nearly half of Nigeria's population is between 15 and 34. Those young people were key to the peaceful transition of power in Africa's most populous country.
An ill-advised American-supported Ethiopian invasion transformed Al-Shabab from a marginal player into a major force.
The Iran nuclear deal could provide momentum for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East — and eventually a nuclear-free world.
Sadly, innocent Kenyans are paying the price for their government's actions in Somalia.
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
Somalia is plagued by sexual violence, and many of the perpetrators are foreign troops.
Natural resource scarcity poses a far broader challenge to prosperity and national security than traditional military threats.
Like Iran, South Africa doesn’t like being told what to do with its nuclear material by the United States, a country rich in all things nuclear.
Amid a delayed election and a horrific Boko Haram insurgency, Nigerian women and girls are increasingly becoming targets — and tools — of violence.
The path to a more equal world is steep, but the signposts are clearly marked.