Oil Theft Around the Globe
In Nigeria, Mexico, Iraq, Russia and Indonesia, billions of dollars of oil are being stolen, causing serious problems for governments and multinational corporations.By Chris Dalby.
U.K. Ban on Khat Affects Kenya
The British government has banned the stimulant khat, which will have consequences for Kenyan farmers who had been fetching inflated prices for the crop in the United Kingdom. By Bernard Mulwa.
Nigeria: Ending the Threat of Boko Haram
The kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls should be the last straw. Nigeria must decisively end the menace of the insurgency group Boko Haram. By Chinua Akukwe.
Sierra Leone: Challenge to Constitutional Review
One of the issues being debated in Sierra Leone, as the country undergoes a constitutional review, is whether to keep in place presidential term limits. By Karamoh Kabba.
Congo: M23 Down but Not Out
A string of U.N. successes against rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo may not last unless the underlying cause of the conflict is addressed.By Derick Wolf.
Rwanda: 20th Anniversary of the Genocide
Rwandans should be proud of the immense progress they have made since the genocide, but economic inequality and political abuses still plague the country. By Derick Wolf.
DR Congo's Silent Ordeal
Brutal violence continues to ravage villages in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but the massacres have received very little attention in Western media.By Ruby Pratka.
Nelson Mandela: The Global Icon Goes Home
Zimbabwe Food Security Threatened by Tobacco
U.S. Upgrades Its Relationship with Africa
Somalia: No Sovereignty without Security
The Need to "De-Nairobify" Somali Affairs
London Conference on Somalia
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