Topic: East African Community
The conviction of Liberian President Charles Taylor sent shock waves around Africa. Kenya's President Kibaki wants to move trials of Kenyan politicians to an African, to receive 'fair' justice.
The single-currency zone, stretching from Senegal to the Central African Republic, links eight countries and 123 million people. Will it survive if the Euro crashes?
The Southern African Development Community will not call on Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to cede power. But by insisting on fair elections, it may push Mugabe into a corner nonetheless.
06/10/2011 12:05 pm
Although it slumped because of the global economic crisis and the post-election violence, Nairobi's manufacturing center is once again expanding.
04/12/2011 03:04 pm
Africa Monitor This Week in the Great Lakes: Congo and UN tango over child soldiers while US preaches engagement
A holiday season roundup of this week's news from Africa's Great Lakes region: women march in the Congo for more legal action against rapists, Rwandan journalists petition for changes to defamation laws, and Al Shabab remains a threat in Burundi.
12/27/2010 02:38 pm
Two days after President Paul Kagame won a smooth Rwanda election, a grenade attack rocked the capital, Kigali. Such incidents demonstrate the need for Mr. Kagame's authoritarian style, say his supporters.
08/11/2010 04:55 pm
Peace in Africa hinges on regional integration.
03/07/2008 12:00 am
International mediators are arriving in Kenya to help end the political standoff after last week's disputed vote.
01/04/2008 12:00 am