2 Apr 2014
For decades, the protection of basic human rights in Africa seemed to be championed mainly -- if...
31 Mar 2014
Just a few decades ago, the African island-nation of Mauritius depended overwhelmingly on growing...
28 Mar 2014
In 1991, at the very beginning of Sierra Leone's decade-long civil war, a 19-year-old woman crossed...
24 Mar 2014
African leaders face tough challenges in developing, upgrading and maintaining the continent’s...
19 Feb 2014
AS THE AFRICAN UNION MARKS 2014 AS THE YEAR OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY, this special edition...
19 Nov 2013
On a breezy Monday night last November, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived on a visit to Mali...
19 Jul 2013
Carlos Lopes, the executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA),...
11 Apr 2013
In a tiny sweltering tin-roofed shack tucked inside one of Mogadishu’s bullet-riddled...
5 Sep 2012
Women are staking their claim to participate fully in their continent’s promising future
15 Aug 2012
Strong growth attracts interest of global investors, but huge challenges still lie ahead