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.
12/17/2008 12:00 am
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.
12/16/2008 12:00 am
Hundreds of soldiers looted in the capital, Harare, in the past week. Has President Robert Mugabe lost control?
12/04/2008 12:00 am
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.
11/20/2008 12:00 am
A supertanker hijacking helped boost the price of oil early this week.
11/19/2008 12:00 am
An ordained preacher and rebel group commander, Gen. Laurent Nkunda is threatening to draw other nations into a war in eastern Congo.
11/14/2008 12:00 am
Zimbabwe follows Kenya's path. Will international donors be as supportive?
09/18/2008 01:00 am
Lead mediator and South African President Thabo Mbeki, however, insisted Tuesday that the talks were going well.
07/30/2008 01:00 am
As dispute persists in wake of presidential election, the country seems poised between negotiated settlement and outright civil war.
07/12/2008 01:00 am
Zimbabwe's opposition rejects calls for a unity government, however, citing perceived bias of mediator, South African President Thabo Mbeki.
07/03/2008 01:00 am