Human Rights Watch is now calling for an independent autopsy of Democratic Green Party vice chairman Andre Kagwa Rwisereka, who was found dead earlier this month amid a crackdown on dissent in the run-up to the Aug. 9 Rwanda election.
Britain's former MI5 chief delivered a strong critique Tuesday of the reasons for entering the Iraq war. Her testimony before the Chilcot Inquiry panel contradicts that of former Prime Minister Tony Blair.
The vast majority of celebrities who get involved in Africa do little more than bring attention to themselves, but Ben Affleck's Congo initiatives actually hire locals and focus on fitting in, not dictating solutions.
China passed the United States as the world's No. 1 energy consumer. China denies it. But followers of China energy use are not surprised by the International Energy Agency's announcement.
Titi monkeys, six-inch tall endangered primates native to South America, can bring in up to $1000 apiece on Mexico's black market. Mexican authorities arrested a man at Mexico City's main international airport Tuesday for allegedly attempting to smuggle 18 titi monkeys in socks within a girdle.
In the recent documentary 'No Lips, No Laughter,' a young Iranian-American filmmaker portrays seven Afghan refugee children who – with few resources other than their own creativity – stage a play about a man who discovers true happiness comes from within.
New York Times columnist Nicolas Kristof has come under fire by Africa bloggers for consistently placing Western protagonists in his stories of humanitarian crises. He should go the extra mile to understand the politics, writes guest blogger Jason Stearns.
The supersonic car 'Bloodhound' at the Farnborough Air Show is a math and science teaching tool in 30 countries already as students learn what it takes to roll through the sound barrier.
Divides within the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) are driving much of the recent targeted violence, and the situation is likely to get worse ahead of the Aug. 9 Rwanda election, writes guest blogger Laura Seay.
David Cameron is slated to meet today with four US senators regarding reports that oil giant BP had a hand in the release of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the only person convicted in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people.