November 26, 2014 | The most effective treatment for Ebola might be having white skin.
Articles by Kwei Quartey
October 20, 2014 | Nigeria and Senegal have declared victory on Ebola even as healthcare workers in Texas contract it.
October 9, 2014 | America's frenzied, xenophobic response to its first confirmed Ebola case calls back the moral panic of the AIDS epidemic.
November 27, 2013 | With support from Moscow, Washington, and the former imperial capitals no longer assured, armed groups in Africa now compete for riches in diamond mines, gold pits, oil wells, and rare earth deposits.
October 11, 2013 | Over the last decade, thousands of Chinese gold-seekers have streamed into Ghana, falling into conflict with local authorities and rival miners.
April 5, 2013 | The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
February 15, 2013 | As pope, an African could provoke a subtle but important change in global attitudes toward Africa and focus more attention on a rising continent rich with promise and challenges alike.
January 22, 2013 | British objections to how Algeria handled its hostage situation and a recent visit by one of its boy bands to Ghana highlight U.S. and European condescension towards Africa.
January 18, 2013 | One longs for the heyday of ancient Timbuktu, when African scholars pored studiously over learned manuscripts in quiet libraries.
December 20, 2012 | China portrays Africa as a partner in common prosperity, rather than a "doomed continent" requiring aid.