Guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary writes that there are some countries, like Sudan, that could benefit from being split up and other countries that could benefit from being combined into one.
07/18/2011 02:55 pm
Tense Britain-Malawi relations are symptomatic of how African nations are increasingly intolerant of Western criticism as China steps up its no-pressure approach to aid and trade.
05/09/2011 02:29 pm
Africa Monitor Life's better for West Africa's mothers these days, but conditions still dire: report
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Save the Children has released its annual report that ranks conditions for mothers across the globe. West African countries are near the bottom, as usual, but there are signs of hope.
05/04/2011 11:07 am
'Shoestring philanthropist' Gold pairs tiny but powerful donations with acts of kindness
04/04/2011 10:28 am
An unknown assailant killed outspoken gay activist David Kato Thursday. Last month, he successfully sued the Uganda tabloid Rolling Stone for revealing identities of alleged homosexuals.
01/27/2011 02:02 pm
In Pictures Food security in Africa
South Africa says it is ramping up border security 'to ensure the safe and smooth movement of travelers.' Rights activists worry the government is targeting Zimbabwean migrants traveling home for Christmas.
12/17/2010 01:01 pm
In Kenya, Prime Minister Raila Odinga recently told supporters in the Nairobi slum of Kibera that he would order police to arrest gays. In Uganda and Malawi, debate is rising over the legality of homosexuality.
12/08/2010 02:10 pm
Africa Monitor On World AIDS Day, infection rates are declining, but dwindling funds threaten progress
World AIDS Day on Wednesday is a chance to assess the impact of six years of heavy US and international donor funding.
11/30/2010 01:55 pm
Global warming has taken an outsized toll on many African countries. But with world uranium demand rising, there may be a way to recoup some of the losses.
11/18/2010 03:14 pm