The Arab Spring toppled dictators in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. Yemen and Syria may be next. Though trials remain, we are witnessing an extraordinary fight for freedom. What emerges may not be the kind of democracy Westerners want, but it beats tyranny.
The Sudan People's Liberation Movement dominates South Sudan's political arena, and its reticence to allow political opposition to develop could hurt its image among Western donors.
The decision by Zambian President Michael Sata to appoint a white Zambian politician, Guy Scott, sends reassuring signals to Zambians that their country has moved beyond post-colonial anger.
A mother discovers her son has an aptitude for adaptation growing up in Zimbabwe.
Protests in a growing number of countries show that citizens have more tools at their disposal to throw their dictators off balance, if not out of power.
Libya’s interim government says capturing Qaddafi is a matter of security and stability not just for Libya, but for the region and beyond.
Will Zambia's newly-elected Michael Sata follow through on past rhetoric against foreign investment or will he continue his predecessors' business-friendly policies?
Papers like the Daily News that ran excerpts of US diplomatic cables leaked by the whistleblower website WikiLeaks could be shut down, Zimbabwe's information minister Webster Shamu said Tuesday.
WikiLeaks cables show that Mugabe's top advisers are already planning for a Zimbabwe succession.