At least 21 were killed in an Egypt church bombing early today that came just as 1,000 Coptic Christians were leaving a New Year's Eve mass in Alexandria.
01/01/2011 01:54 pm
Senegal is hosting the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture for the first time since 1966, when it showed potential for significant growth. Today, the president says, 'it's time to believe again.'
12/31/2010 12:36 pm
A study on internet use in Kenya and elsewhere on the continent reveals growing technological savviness and the need for businesses to focus more on marketing themselves online.
12/30/2010 12:33 pm
From Egypt to Cambodia, countries that enjoy good relations with the US are cracking down on NGOs that monitor human rights and support civil society. If the US is serious about supporting freedom abroad, it can't continue sending taxpayer dollars to repressive regimes.
12/28/2010 09:35 am
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
Here are some stories in 2010 that you may have overlooked, including a global decline in suicide attacks and the phasing out of the Predator drone.
12/22/2010 03:36 pm
Don't underestimate the significance of China's rise. We are living through the biggest shift in wealth, power, and prestige since the Industrial Revolution catapulted Western Europe to global dominance 200 years ago.
12/21/2010 12:06 pm
A Christian Science perspective.
12/21/2010 08:35 am
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas hosted a banquet yesterday to appeal directly to Israelis, the latest move in an attempt to circumvent stymied peace talks.
12/20/2010 12:18 pm
Arik Ascherman, a Harvard grad who helped found Rabbis for Human Rights, is struggling to present an alternative voice amid rising anti-Arab and anti-foreigner sentiment in Israel.
12/17/2010 05:11 pm