Disarray following a March 21 coup has allowed Tuareg rebels to take over much of Mali's north. West African neighbors worry about spillover.
The current food crisis in Chad could affect 3.6 million people, writes guest blogger Alex Thurston.
Did you hear we halved poverty while we were all distracted by Invisible Children, asks guest blogger Jina Moore.
International Women's Day (March 8) celebrates women's achievements. Innovative ideas and programs, such as the 12 below, are helping women better care for themselves and their families.
Chinese newspapers call on China to assert itself, while India and African nations ponder the implications of becoming 'strategic partners' with the US.