Topic: Sub-Saharan Africa
Adaptation to climate change could be easier for African nations because of rapid changes – particularly urbanization – happening across the continent.
09/13/2010 03:23 pm
New statistics confirm that Africans have the capacity to lift themselves out of poverty and stop seemingly endless conflict.
07/19/2010 10:49 am
For a long time football was simply considered too complex and too ‘beautiful’ to be mastered by Africans, writes blogger Sipho Hlongwane. Racism created that perception, but poor African governance and political interference have helped keep that perception alive.
07/02/2010 11:33 am
South Africa's hosting of the 2010 World Cup reminds the world that Africa is part of humanity. Let's build on this progress by setting a goal of liberation from crushing human poverty.
06/29/2010 12:05 pm
Nigerian films are contradictions in form and content. But they need not remain objects of ridicule and misapprehension by Western writers apparently motivated by a desire to celebrate Africa and Africans.
06/14/2010 05:03 pm
In Pictures Most dangerous snakes
The 2010 Global Peace Index is an attempt to quantify which countries are the most secure and the least violent. New Zealand is No. 1, Iraq is last, and the US is in the middle.
06/08/2010 11:19 am
Access to power and lucrative oil contacts are driving a rise in Christian-Muslim clashes and killings. Nigeria's heavy military presence is not enough to quell violence that plagues the No. 3 supplier of oil to the US.
05/25/2010 01:00 pm
A new study concludes that humans mated with Neanderthals 50,000 to 80,000 years ago, leaving traces of the Neanderthal genome in some modern humans.
05/06/2010 09:56 pm
With the death of Nigeria's President Umaru Yar’Adua, the 2011 presidential election race has effectively begun. Who are the contenders? What are the pros and cons of new president Goodluck Jonathan running for second term?
05/06/2010 02:16 pm