Uganda anti-gay bill: a bill that would sentence homosexuals in Uganda to death has been called a step backwards for human rights but may pass a vote in parliament.
05/12/2011 02:49 am
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The Turkana of northwest Kenya and Daasanach of southern Ethiopia have been at odds for years, but food scarcity, drought, and changing lifestyles are exacerbating tensions.
05/10/2011 03:22 pm
Tense Britain-Malawi relations are symptomatic of how African nations are increasingly intolerant of Western criticism as China steps up its no-pressure approach to aid and trade.
05/09/2011 02:29 pm
Kenya greeted Osama bin Laden's death as "justice." Other countries worry that America's battle against terrorism masks an attempt to expand military influence in Africa.
05/02/2011 02:51 pm
Food price increases that have caused riots elsewhere in Africa have reached Kenya, and Nairobi residents don't know what to do.
04/28/2011 10:34 am
Technology holds promise for Africa's young people by giving them greater economic opportunity, but sometimes that opportunity is in niches such as music piracy.
04/27/2011 02:28 pm
Opposition 'walk to work' protests continue to test Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's tenuous commitment to democratic freedoms.
04/27/2011 12:09 pm
Mobile technology is essentially dematerializing all forms of capital into cloud-based commodities. It sounds so futuristic, but the reality is feudal: Our money, our friends, our whereabouts, even our thoughts and desires, are being siphoned into corporate servers, turning us into digital serfs.
04/22/2011 11:00 am
Immunity or prosecution for the dictators of Yemen, Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya? Trends favor prosecution, but it must be justly carried out.
04/21/2011 05:45 pm