Topic: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Students want the Stanford endowment to pressure companies whose supply chains use forcibly mined minerals from the Congo.
06/14/2010 02:00 pm
In the past couple of years, the US has become increasingly willing to call out President Paul Kagame for his authoritarian tendencies, albeit in mostly muted ways.
06/09/2010 12:46 pm
Rwandan Tutsi rebels known as the National Congress for the Defence of the People (CNDP) are effectively running portions of eastern Congo, but their numbers may be greatly exaggerated.
06/09/2010 12:22 pm
A colonial era agreement gives Egypt and Sudan rights over all water in the world's longest river. But a population boom in the Nile River's basin has other Africa countries clamoring for more access.
06/04/2010 12:39 pm
French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday brought a number of new proposals to boost business ties with Africa during the 25th Africa-France Summit in Nice, France.
06/01/2010 01:35 pm
President Obama signed a new law to help four African nations hunt down LRA leader Joseph Kony, who's followers have brutalized thousands over the past 23 years. Kony has been indicted for war crimes by an international court.
05/25/2010 05:34 pm
While the US has continued to press for UN Security Council sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, Turkey's high-profile role in brokering a nuclear deal with Tehran is just the latest sign of an emerging diplomatic power.
05/19/2010 07:01 pm
Surface waters of Lake Tanganyika, the world's second-deepest lake, are warmer now than any time in the last 1,500 years.
05/19/2010 04:09 pm
In Pictures Gorillas
Former foreign minister of Thailand weighs in on Thailand's crisis.
05/17/2010 11:02 am