Southern Sudan, Uganda, and Congo launched operation Lightning Thunder this week to flush the Lord's Resistance Army out of its base in northern Congo.
The Congress of the People party officially launches on Tuesday. Its leaders – dissidents from the African National Congress – could usher in a more vibrant multiparty era.
Hundreds of soldiers looted in the capital, Harare, in the past week. Has President Robert Mugabe lost control?
A Monitor Q&A reveals who's behind the modern-day pirates, how they got so good at taking ships, and what's being done to stop them.
A supertanker hijacking helped boost the price of oil early this week.
An ordained preacher and rebel group commander, Gen. Laurent Nkunda is threatening to draw other nations into a war in eastern Congo.
Zimbabwe follows Kenya's path. Will international donors be as supportive?
Lead mediator and South African President Thabo Mbeki, however, insisted Tuesday that the talks were going well.
As dispute persists in wake of presidential election, the country seems poised between negotiated settlement and outright civil war.
Zimbabwe's opposition rejects calls for a unity government, however, citing perceived bias of mediator, South African President Thabo Mbeki.