Topic: Sierra Leone
The independence day attacks in Nigeria by the Niger Delta rebel group MEND is prompting a reexamination of whether current strategies to end the violence are working.
10/27/2010 03:42 pm
The International Criminal Court's investigation of ethnic clashes that left 1,300 people dead in Kenya will fall short of what a hybrid court could accomplish, says a team of top lawyers.
10/26/2010 02:57 pm
The director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo tips Afghan women's rights crusader Sima Samar as his favorite for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, but there are 237 candidates.
10/06/2010 08:53 pm
Nigerian leadership has a record of failure and the roots can be traced to Nigerian society, where echoes of slavery linger, guest blogger Jeremy Weate argues.
10/05/2010 12:54 pm
A US company brings fair trade principles to Africa's diamond industry and aims to improve the life of diamond miners.
09/28/2010 12:44 pm
A Gallup poll done for the Charitable Aid Foundation finds more correlation between happiness and giving than between wealth and giving. The survey's ranking of countries puts America as number five. Many poor nations are high in giving of one type or another.
09/10/2010 03:27 pm
Guest blogger Jason Stearns says that the Congolese government's rejection of recommendations made in a UN report on the possible genocide makes it less likely that crimes will be adequately addressed.
09/02/2010 05:05 pm
Viktor Bout, a Russian arms dealer ordered extradited to the US from Thailand Friday, is accused of conspiring to provide millions in military-grade weapons to Colombia's FARC guerilla group.
08/20/2010 04:19 pm
Cement may lack the luster of diamonds or the geopolitics of oil, but it forms the foundation of what might be Africa’s industrial big bang. Now China is moving in, undercutting African producers.
08/18/2010 07:58 am
Naomi Campbell testified last week she did not know the source or value of the 'stones' she received in 1997. But former Naomi Campbell agent Carole White says that she knew that it was a diamond and that it came from Liberian president Charles Taylor.
08/10/2010 01:57 pm