The world is not willing to allow this strategic nation to remain ungoverned. Can a coordinated effort create a stable government?
01/06/2009 12:00 am
Twenty activists from the Movement for Democratic Change opposition party have been abducted since October. Their whereabouts are still unknown.
12/18/2008 12:00 am
Southern Sudan, Uganda, and Congo launched operation Lightning Thunder this week to flush the Lord's Resistance Army out of its base in northern Congo.
12/17/2008 12:00 am
The Congress of the People party officially launches on Tuesday. Its leaders – dissidents from the African National Congress – could usher in a more vibrant multiparty era.
12/16/2008 12:00 am
A Monitor Q&A reveals who's behind the modern-day pirates, how they got so good at taking ships, and what's being done to stop them.
11/20/2008 12:00 am
A supertanker hijacking helped boost the price of oil early this week.
11/19/2008 12:00 am
The megachurch leader’s entrepreneurial evangelism is popular with a new generation of South African blacks.
10/16/2008 01:00 am
Zimbabwe follows Kenya's path. Will international donors be as supportive?
09/18/2008 01:00 am
As dispute persists in wake of presidential election, the country seems poised between negotiated settlement and outright civil war.
07/12/2008 01:00 am
07/11/2008 01:00 am