Images of Charles Taylor being arrested and indicted in 2006 for his crimes in Sierra Leone's brutal civil war were splashed over the front pages of global news sites. When he was convicted in 2012...
22 Apr 2014
Conflict-related sexual violence is a war crime mired in myths and shrouded in secrecy and stigma...
15 Apr 2014
The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to...
24 Jan 2014
“We were picked up at checkpoints or during house searches. They recognized us by our accents, or...
16 Dec 2013
On 27 November 1995, a calm voice issued this jarring statement on the BBC: “Abacha is sitting on...
16 Dec 2013
Conventional wisdom has it that tigers never roamed the African jungle. Indeed there are no tigers...
12 Apr 2013
JICA President, Akihiko Tanaka. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li
5 Apr 2013
Waking up one day to hear that her entire family had been slaughtered sounded like a horror movie...
20 Mar 2013
Every day sees visitors breaking down in tears while touring 97,000-square-foot Elmina Castle,...
22 Feb 2013
Ni hao, Chinese for “hello,” or ting bu dong, meaning “I hear you, but I don’t understand,” are...
11 Feb 2013
In recent years, the shrill cries of a newborn baby have been bringing more shouts of joy than of...
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