The advocates arguing that recent US 'conflict minerals' legislation will help bring peace to eastern Congo are operating on a flawed understanding of the violence and the logic that motivates the fighters.
07/27/2010 08:07 am
The African Union summit got underway Sunday in Kampala, Uganda, amid calls for greater cooperation on terrorism following the city's deadly July 11 bombings by Somalia's Al Qaeda-linked militant group, Al Shabab.
07/26/2010 12:38 pm
New statistics confirm that Africans have the capacity to lift themselves out of poverty and stop seemingly endless conflict.
07/19/2010 10:49 am
'No one should doubt our resolve to sell our diamonds,' Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe said July 12. Guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary argues why South Africa should engineer the dictator's exit.
07/15/2010 05:23 pm
Gallery Top 10 goals of the World Cup
Germany beat Uruguay 3-2 in a contest featuring everything that has too often been lacking during the last month: end-to-end attacks, thrilling goals, and a lead that switched back and forth.
07/10/2010 08:03 pm
No, and Americans -- especially conservatives -- should embrace soccer as a democratic and meritocratic game.
07/10/2010 11:31 am
Many of South Africa's poorest are spreading rumors that all foreign migrant workers will be chased from their homes or killed after the World Cup. But at a concert this week, South Africa jazz great Hugh Masekela reminded South Africans of the essential humanity of their concept of ubuntu.
07/09/2010 04:40 pm
In the Uruguay vs Germany match, Saturday's World Cup fight for third place, Uruguay has the edge in pride, defense, and Luis Suarez.
07/09/2010 01:40 pm
Veteran insurgents from Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan have relocated to the chaotic country of Somalia in large enough numbers to spark worry inside the international community.
07/08/2010 01:03 pm