How America's religious right is turning Uganda into a laboratory for homophobia.
Controversial bill heads for Ugandan president's desk amid outcry for human rights.
Millions mourn as South Africa's anti-apartheid hero succumbs to lung infection.
The predominance of nonviolence in the apartheid struggle was crucial in many ways.
Critics of President Obama’s trip to Africa are focusing on the wrong issue.
Denis Mukwege, a doctor who runs a hospital in the Congo that treats rape victims, has returned home after a failed assassination attempt.
Dr. Denis Mukwege treats survivors of rape.
2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has overcome tremendous adversity. A teenager at the start of the civil war in her native Liberia, she and her family were forced to go on the run, first within the country and then to Ghana. Along the way, she witnessed terrible atrocities and narrowly escaped harm herself. During the birth of her third child, she
He hails Ethiopia's Meles Zenawi for his service for "peace and security in Africa," though Meles invaded Somalia.
“How could they expect us to yield to their threats or cower before them? My friends, they don't know who they are dealing with.”
While many Sierra Leoneans are relieved to see Taylor finally convicted for his destructive role in their country’s brutal civil war, his wanton destabilization elsewhere in West Africa hardly figured in the criminal proceedings against him.
The United States is shamefully implicated in the terror that Charles Taylor, erstwhile leader of Liberia, inflicted on the people of West Africa.
It is one of the most vital countries in Africa. And for economic and strategic reasons, Washington should use its influence accordingly.
Regardless of his political future, Youssou N'Dour deserves our admiration for the message of his music.
A new human rights initiative may be the stuff of which peace is made.