Kenya says it will build a new mega-port, oil refinery, and rail terminus on historic Lamu Island. Can it pull off East Africa's biggest infrastructure project without spoiling an ancient treasure?
The previous Sudanese civil war and US humanitarian efforts gave world attention to the 'Lost Boys.' But scant attention is paid to 'Lost Girls.' As South Sudan plunges back into conflict, the risks that girls face are mounting.
Ten years ago the UN Security Council mandated the dreaded Janjaweed militia be disarmed. They never really were.
Sudan is again witnessing serious violence including in Darfur, and South Sudan's civil war has put it on the brink of collapse.
From Bashir's Sudan to the civil strife in South Sudan to the streets of Congo: A few choice bits of recent news that fell under the radar.
Economics major shot Tuesday at the University of Khartoum during protests against Darfur and the Bashir regime brings huge crowd of mourners. Is something stirring in Sudan?
New report details ongoing and unremarked conflict in Blue Nile, South Kordofan, and Darfur.
Last week in the midst of a violent suppression of protest, Sudan's interior minister was in New York discussing peace and humanity. It was appalling.
Iraq is less violent than it was and the press frequently wonders if the country could descend into war again. What if the war never ended?
Gold has taken on new importance in Sudan since its oil-rich southern region became an independent country in 2011.
Nadia Taha is a producer at Sudan Radio Service in Kenya. She spoke with the Enough Project's Laura Heaton about the dangers and rewards of reporting on the humanitarian crisis in her home country.
Fleeing atrocities at home, 70,000 Sudanese now live in South Sudan's sprawling Yida refugee camp.
Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir vowed today to retaliate against Israel for a recent alleged airstrike. The Monitor explains the background of the dispute.