Guest blogger Jason K. Stearns looks at possible scenarios for Congo, including mediation or holding a fresh runoff between President Kabila and opposition leader Tshisekedi.
Former President John Kufuor cut the number of hungry people in half through by using innovative ways to help farmers.
Long known as one of Africa's most stable nations, Ghana began pumping oil last week. But a recent visit to the oil boom town of Takoradi reveals a host of concerns.
Luis Moreno Ocampo, prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, named six top Kenyans – including government ministers, a former police commissioner, and a radio talk-show host – for sowing widespread violence following the disputed elections of Dec. 27, 2007.
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.
Ghana's Black Stars are Africa's last remaining team in the World Cup. A win against the United States would take them through to the quarter-finals.
John Atta Mills took the oath of office Wednesday after a closely contested race.
The West African nation's status as a drug-trafficking hub has led to allegations of political corruption ahead of Sunday's presidential vote.
In January, one of Africa's most stable democracies was ripping itself apart. How was it saved? Part 2 of four.
Former UN chief Kofi Annan launched formal peace talks Tuesday as a fresh round of reprisal killings swept the country.