The US offered this week to remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terror as early as the middle of next year if Sudan agrees to let South Sudan secede in a referendum in January.
President Obama's trip to India underscored India's importance in global security and global finances – a democratic counter to an aggressive China. But India's poor foreign policy and botched regional relations have been holding it back.
In an effort to keep readers clicking, editors and journalists may be making the climate of the Sudan referendum appear more dire than it actually is.
Weeks before semiautonomous South Sudan votes on whether to secede from Sudan, people in the flashpoint border town of Abyei are concerned that a residency dispute could reignite a decades-long civil war.
Many in Africa have been disappointed with Obama. In a Republican Congress, Africa could become a bigger foreign policy priority.
One of five members of the Air Force Academy Wings of Blue parachute team jumps into the Rocket Garden at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex which is celebrating Air Force Week. The Air Force Week program offers men and women of the United States Air Force the unique opportunity to share their experiences with members of the local community.
President Yoweri Museveni is favored to win a fourth consecutive term, but fraud and intimidation could lead to clashes in the run-up to the Feb. 18 Uganda election.
Sudan has not been included in meetings to discuss ways to fight back against the Lord's Resistance Army. This is a missed opportunity, says Ledio Cakaj, a guest blogger from the Enough Project.
South Sudan, which remains less-developed than much of the north, is using revenue from its vast oil resources to shore up unity with local leaders, rather than development efforts.
A conference between South Sudan's political parties, civil society, and religious groups gave a look at what a future state in South Sudan might look like.