Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade announced this week that 50 Haitians displaced by last month’s devastating earthquake have taken him up on his offer to resettle in Senegal.
02/02/2010 01:09 pm
Al Shabab's announcement that it is aligned with Al Qaeda’s global terror network confirms previous intelligence reports from the US and Somali governments, but it also complicates peacekeeping efforts in Mogadishu and Kenya.
02/02/2010 08:25 am
African land reform, plot by plot, may be the foundation for solving so much else – from famine to poverty to genocide.
01/30/2010 08:47 am
A selection of the African continent's fights over land that have turned into violent, conflict, or threaten to.
01/30/2010 08:45 am
Documentaries were the winners this year with films about Pat Tillman, cane toads, and a cautionary tale about Facebook called ‘Catfish.'
01/29/2010 07:49 pm
Images on Kenyan minivan taxis are a good indicator of public trends. Now, along with Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur, people are adorning their vehicles with the spray-painted face of Luis Moreno-Ocampo, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court.
01/29/2010 04:36 pm
Al Shabab, the Somali militant group with ideological links to Al Qaeda, says the threat to attack Kenya – posted on its website this week – is fake.
01/22/2010 09:49 am
On Wednesday France arrested a Hutu doctor wanted at home on charges of involvement in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Analysts say it may demonstrate a French shift in how it handles Rwandan exiles facing war crimes charges.
01/21/2010 02:04 pm
Barack Obama’s half brother, George, tells his own story of coming of age in a Kenyan slum.
01/20/2010 12:25 pm
After social upheaval, clubs and small publishers have sprung up in the East African nation as new outlets for literary expression.
01/18/2010 03:15 pm