Regions / Africa
The divestment movement from Sudan makes clear "indication of the failures in our intellectual culture"
From rallying and letter writing, the Save Darfur movement is now taking a page from history and looking to divestment to end the atrocities in Darfur.
The battle for African hearts and minds will not be won if it's clear that it is being waged more for the sake of U.S. strategic interests than African needs.
Don't be too surprised, but a tough attitude is the best gift you can give Darfur today.
The '08 Stop AIDS Platform is something that we must all take heed of: our next President must do more to stop the HIV/AIDS crisis. This conviction is what impelled this group of 15 youth AIDS activists to attend the Take Back America Conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this summer and "birddog" Barack Obama and John Edwards.
The latest UN resolution may well be a turning point in stopping genocide. But much hinges on political will.
The United States wants to set up a new command structure in Africa. Columnist Emira Woods and Ezekiel Pajibo explain why Liberia and Africa should just say no.
Moroccos plan for autonomy falls well short of what is necessary to bring about a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Western Sahara.
Kofi Annan and the Bill Gates want to bring the Green Revolution to Africa. Will this herald a new age for African agriculture or the destruction of the continent's biodiversity?
Sam Daley-Harris argues for improving microfinance so that it lives up to its potential. Robert Pollin counters that microfinance must be embedded in a larger development program.