African land reform, plot by plot, may be the foundation for solving so much else – from famine to poverty to genocide.
A selection of the African continent's fights over land that have turned into violent, conflict, or threaten to.
Friday's full moon – or the wolf moon – will be larger than any other in 2010. Here's why.
While other international efforts have failed to resolve conflict in long-troubled Sudan, a special African Union commission is poised for a breakthrough.
A periodic climate phenomenon, El Nino has prompted storms to smack southern California this week rather than the Pacific Northwest. But Indonesia and parts of Australia are also affected, except they're too dry.
Al Shabab, the Somali militant group with ideological links to Al Qaeda, says the threat to attack Kenya – posted on its website this week – is fake.
The Nigerian Army was sent in Tuesday to stop violence that began Sunday, after Christians protested the construction of a mosque and after Muslim protesters attacked a Catholic church. Fighting is centered in the city of Jos – an acronym for “Jesus Our Savior.”
After social upheaval, clubs and small publishers have sprung up in the East African nation as new outlets for literary expression.
Pirates are making headway off the West African coast – the Gulf of Guinea is second only to Somalia in terms of pirate attacks.