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.
Analysts say politicians hold their tongues on giving additional US aid to Israel for fear of being labeled as anti-Semitic.
Readers remember pen pals they found through the Monitor.
The government's food giveaway may undercut a successful cash aid program.
Readers write about elections and Chinese weapons in Zimbabwe.
India promised to increase lines of credit to Africa to $5.4 billion during a summit in New Delhi last month.
Farmers who moved to Nigeria after being kicked off their farms by President Robert Mugabe say they won't return to the land they love even if Mugabe fails to emerge victorious in the disputed March 29 election.
News of an airstrike on Aden Hashi Ayro came on the heels of the State Department's annual report on terrorism, which concluded that Al Qaeda was rebuilding in Pakistan.