Topic: Sub-Saharan Africa
The founder of Boko Haram could be labeled a Wahhabi for his opposition to secular governance, Western education, and other Islamic interpretations – but so could other Wahhabis in the country.
06/09/2011 01:30 pm
Testimony at a recent US Senate hearing on US-Central American security cooperation showcased one of the region’s key problems: countries do not collect enough taxes to win the fight against organized crime.
06/09/2011 10:19 am
South Sudan is one of the toughest places in East Africa to do business, according to a recent report – but if you can hack it, you have a chance to make a healthy profit.
05/22/2011 02:15 pm
Lessons in innovation that Vodafone learns from its work in sub-Saharan Africa will be applied to its projects around the world.
05/18/2011 04:29 pm
Mother's Day provides an opportunity to look at the quality of life for mothers around the world. A recent study from Save the Children looks at data ranging from maternal mortality to education.
05/08/2011 10:13 am
Despite similarities, the protests in these three African countries don't symbolize a broader movement for change in Africa.
04/19/2011 10:18 am
From war to crime to political disputes, conflicts dominate the news. When the dust settles, people hunger for peace. But without 10,000 small acts that build peace, conflict too easily returns.
04/02/2011 03:57 pm
Fat stigma goes global: The Western desire for slimness has been spreading to cultures that previously celebrated larger bodies causing a fat stigma that never existed before.
04/01/2011 01:51 am
Both Beijing and Tehran are reacting defensively, seeking to silence pro-democracy protesters and retain totalitarian control.
03/17/2011 01:45 pm
Like other sub-Saharan African countries such as Uganda, Burkina Faso’s government seems nervous about the possibility of a protest movement gaining steam.
03/16/2011 05:43 pm