Topic: Richard Cornwell
After being charged Wednesday with denying the 1994 genocide, Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire was released on bail Thursday. The move is the latest sign of rising tensions ahead of August presidential elections
04/22/2010 01:01 pm
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, 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
The secretary of State's visit to Africa's top oil producer on Sunday and Monday is being seen as an effort to counter China's clout there.
08/10/2009 01:00 am
Clinton met with Somalia's president Thursday and traveled to Tshwane (Pretoria) Friday. She must work with a continent most united by a desire to appear independent from the US.
08/07/2009 01:00 am
Somalis near the border with Ethiopia say that country's troops have crossed over, raising speculation of another battle with the militant Islamists closing in on Somalia's government.
05/20/2009 01:00 am
Khartoum has agreed to swap prisoners and talk with Darfur insurgents.
02/18/2009 12:00 am
Zimbabwe's peace process is near collapse, amid accusations of guerrilla training camps and abductions of opposition party members.
12/19/2008 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 JEM rebel group – which Sudan accuses of being backed by Chad – reached the outskirts of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, for the first time this weekend, raising concerns about a proxy war.
05/12/2008 01:00 am
Long-simmering ethnic tensions threaten to tear apart East Africa's most stable, prosperous country.
01/29/2008 12:00 am