On a scale not seen in Africa in nearly two decades, famine is once again stalking the continent. According to estimates by the UN's World Food Programme (WFP), as many as 38 million Africans are...
2 Apr 2014
Could the world witness another mass slaughter like the one that claimed hundreds of thousands of...
1 Apr 2014
In the Southern African country of Malawi, most local civil society organizations were initially...
31 Mar 2014
Usually, when investors look around for someplace to put their money, Africa is practically...
28 Mar 2014
In 1991, at the very beginning of Sierra Leone's decade-long civil war, a 19-year-old woman crossed...
18 Feb 2014
Standing in the midst of a freshly planted maize field, Bright Osei Kwaku recalls that some twelve...
15 Jan 2013
UN's Judy Cheng-Hopkins on peacebuilding work in Africa
5 Sep 2012
Graduates of the police academy in Liberia: Under President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the country has...
15 Aug 2012
Voters queue up for a referendum on a new constitution in Kenya in 2010: Activists mobilized in...
15 Apr 2012
Presenters at the studio of Koch FM, Kenya's first licensed community radio station. Photograph:...
19 Jan 2012
The first few haggard Rwandan rebels started to trickle out of the Congolese forests of North Kivu...