Topic: African Union
There were fewer attacks by Somali pirates in the first quarter of this year than during the same time last year, but their reach is extending far beyond the Gulf of Aden.
04/21/2010 12:24 pm
The Al Qaeda-linked militant group, Al Shabab, is recruiting new 'holy warriors' in Somalia with cash bonuses. One former fighter says its more about the money than Islamic militant ideology.
04/15/2010 10:54 am
To fight poverty and overpopulation, crops need coaxing. Advances in deep-root food plants may trigger a new Green Revolution.
04/06/2010 12:07 pm
The International Criminal Court has told Luis Moreno Ocampo to investigate the role of senior politicians in 2008 Kenya election violence. But some are already suspected of working to undermine the ICC.
03/31/2010 02:27 pm
Ahead of April 11 parliamentary and president elections, Sudan President Omar al-Bashir told supporters that if foreign election observers 'interfere in our affairs, we will cut their fingers off, put them under our shoes, and throw them out.'
03/23/2010 12:50 pm
Liberia shows that recovery is complicated and hard – but possible.
03/19/2010 09:48 am
As the Somalia government fends off militant group Al Shabab, the Al Qaeda-linked insurgency shows its power through intimidation of a whistle-blower.
03/16/2010 05:07 pm
Gallery Top 10 longest-serving leaders
Genocide in Darfur may be a debated legal question, but there's no denying that Sudan is working to cover up its crimes against human rights there.
03/01/2010 05:36 pm
The weak, transitional Somalia government may finally bring President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed some badly needed legitimacy if newly trained forces can push back the militant Islamist group, Al Shabab.
02/08/2010 04:07 pm