WikiLeaks cables show that Mugabe's top advisers are already planning for a Zimbabwe succession.
09/07/2011 02:43 pm
Was the Libyan war really all about oil after all? Statements by France and Libya's interim government suggest it was a consideration, at the least. Today's Good Reads also shouts out pieces on WikiLeaks and a New Yorker piece about cycling enthusiasts in the hills of Rwanda.
09/02/2011 09:37 am
Libya's fallen leader Muammar Qaddafi still has friends in the Zimbabwe government of President Robert Mugabe, who shares ideological and financial ties with Libya's former leader.
08/30/2011 04:03 pm
Some speculate that the death of retired Zimbabwe army Gen. Solomon Mujuru in a fire was no accident, but rather a political 'hit' due to his willingness to challenge President Robert Mugabe.
08/29/2011 12:51 pm
Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda won the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) presidency Monday and will replace Naoto Kan as prime minister. The aftermath of the tsunami and earthquake will test his leadership.
08/29/2011 12:35 pm
Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi has made plenty of pronouncements since rebels overran Tripoli last weekend – but no one has seen him. His absence from the cameras has prompted a guessing game about his whereabouts. Below are some of the possibilities being circulated by Libya watchers:
08/24/2011 02:35 pm
South Africa is a global supporter of human rights. But it has a habit of lending support when it comes to dictators like Libya's Muammar Qaddafi.
08/22/2011 06:50 pm
Trees such as black plum, marula, and dika provide fruits, leaves, and nuts that have nourished Africans for centuries.
08/18/2011 10:05 am
Every culture is the product of mixing and blending. That doesn't make multiculturalism comfortable, but without new ideas, music, and tastes, humanity would stagnate.
08/07/2011 01:45 pm
Matt Damon, listen up: After five years of covering Africa, our departing correspondent tells how his perceptions have changed about a complex continent, including why some Africans resent celebrity visits.
08/06/2011 02:00 pm