Regions / Ethiopia
An ill-advised American-supported Ethiopian invasion transformed Al-Shabab from a marginal player into a major force.
Backed by U.S. development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes, and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
Eritrean refugees face human trafficking, exploitation, and hostility throughout North Africa and the Sahel.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
In the wake of the horrific Westgate Mall attack, some nationalist Kenyan politicians are calling for reprisals against the country's Somalis--many of whom are native Kenyans.
Bono's new ONE campaign to help with famine in the Horn of Africa ignores the political causes of the crisis.
In what appears to be another U.S. proxy war.
Haiti never had a chance. It had been treated as a standing threat since its revolution in 1804.
Two former leaders of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front have alleged in a BBC radio program that the TPLF leadership – which included Meles Zenawi – used millions of dollars earmarked for famine relief in the 1980s to buy weapons and enrich themselves.