Ethiopia is being hit hard by a dramatic slump in demand for flowers as the global economic crisis forces consumers to curb spending on perceived luxuries.
Britain's large Somali community chews at least seven tons a week of a drug banned in most Western countries.
At the Arab League summit Monday, the UN secretary general condemned Sudan's expulsion of humanitarian aid groups in response to the ICC arrest warrant for Bashir.
A journalist examines the life of an Iraqi general to understand why good people serve evil regimes.
Environmental ‘derivatives’ encourage creative, proactive conservation.
Ethiopian artist draws deeply on his local culture and love of community to tell stories with found objects.
Sheikh Sharif Ahmed, a moderate, was elected president last week by Somalia's transitional parliament. But hard-line militant Islamists are fighting to take over the country.