Recent fighting between the Congolese Army and the FDLR rebel group may be motivated by the military's desire to control minerals in the eastern Congo, writes ENOUGH blogger, Fidel Bafilemba.
The UN is already preparing for the potential of significant violence following Sudan's Jan. 9 referendum, which could disrupt food supply and prompt mass migrations.
Long-anticipated violence along Sudan's border region finally sparked up recently. The Enough Project traveled to the site to ask 'Why now?'
South Africa says it is ramping up border security 'to ensure the safe and smooth movement of travelers.' Rights activists worry the government is targeting Zimbabwean migrants traveling home for Christmas.
Local journalists found greatly polarized opinions among Abyei's Ngok Dinka and Misseriya communities, a window into the tension surrounding next month's Abyei vote and a larger referendum on Sudanese unity.
Guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary says that the International Criminal Court trial against six high-profile Kenyans will not lead to positive change in Kenya – that needs to come from within.
In a report released this week, the Enough Project ranks electronics companies based on their progress on eliminating 'conflict minerals' from their products. Consumers should take note.
Although Ghanaians are excited by commercial oil production, there is concern that Ghana isn't prepared to handle oil revenue properly.
Six men were accused in the International Criminal Court Wednesday of crimes against humanity for their role in the ethnic violence that tore apart Kenya following the December 2007 presidential election. Simmering tensions between Kenya's ethnic groups – the Kikuyu majority and Kalenjin and Luo minorities – erupted after incumbent President Mwai Kibaki, a Kikuyu, was declared the winner amid accusations of election fraud. The men below are suspected of helping to incite the violence that left more than 1,000 Kenyans dead.
Bono, the activist Irish rock star, is the figurehead of a new Louis Vuitton advertising campaign that features Africa without the Africans – a common sales tactic.