As consumers, we can use buying power to end this deadly war driven by "conflict minerals."
Populist Jacob Zuma's expected victory in Wednesday's presidential poll unnerves some well-to-do South Africans, but others are drawn to his commitment to the traditional value of 'ubuntu.'
After the genocide, ordinary Rwandans wonder: Can survivors and killers share hilltops again?
Six case studies – from Vancouver’s otters to Congo’s gorillas
A former 'big man' deserts his Congo-based militia after learning more about the country he left
The effort plays out in local courts as well as camps that teach the culture of a 'new' Rwanda.
Out of 800,000 deaths emerged a new system of justice and more peacekeepers. But will either prove effective or enduring?
From crawling on the carpet with Ronald Reagan to sipping tea with the Che Guevara of Afghanistan, former staffers recount stories as the Monitor transitions to new formats.
FDLR militia targets civilians, aid workers, and officials who supported the Congo-Rwanda effort.
Pope Benedict XVI arrived Tuesday for his first visit as pope. The continent has seen a steady rise in religion, with Catholics making up one-fifth of the population.