This year, cellphone magnate Mo Ibrahim won't be giving a $5 million prize for good governance. Why not?
President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize is praised in many countries as a reflection of a "new hope" in world politics, but others worry it came too soon. A global roundup of views.
African lawyers meeting in Madrid say international courts are seen as biased. This perception undermines local African justice reform efforts.
Developing nations' urgent need for more energy has become a central issue this year as developed countries push for a global reduction in carbon emissions.
All US government offices in the country were ordered closed on Tuesday after authorities received 'credible,' undisclosed information about a terrorist threat.
US commandos killed Kenyan national Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan in a helicopter raid against Mr. Nabhan's convoy, as it traveled through the Barawe district in southern Somalia.
Lubna Hussein was released Thursday from jail, where she had conducted an unorthodox journalism assignment – interviewing her fellow prisoners.
Frustrated by Africa's unreliable service, a business needing to send 4GB of data 50 miles put Winston the pigeon up against the Web – and Winston won.
The Somali enclave of Eastleigh in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is now a recruiting and financial center for hardline Islamists fighting in neighboring Somalia.
The US should encourage Congolese President Joseph Kabila to move beyond a military response to rebel groups to a more strategic effort to bring lasting peace, say security experts and human rights advocates.