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A new report by the World Bank, UN and Interpol uncovers the big business of international piracy.
Analysis: Is the once powerful rebel group today at a breaking point? It looks that way.
One of Africa's most important countries struggles to avoid another catastrophe.
Kenya's worst terrorist attack in 15 years, now one month old, is still provoking more questions than answers.
Meet the BRCK, the "back-up generator for the internet." An African solution to a global problem?
Can war-torn South Sudan rebuild its economy, bean by bean? Coffee industry insiders think so.
There's been a 'total breakdown of law and order' in the CAR. Can the United Nations save it?
The failed weekend special forces raid near Mogadishu is raising new questions about US military capability in Somalia.
The soon-to-be-retired railway opened up the East African interior a century ago, connecting it to the coast, the port and the world.
Shopkeepers returned to the mall this week after the siege to find their shops ransacked, safes busted open and shelves empty.
The Westgate Mall attack mastermind is a 'hardcore jihadi' who grew up a quiet, pious poetry lover.
The militant siege of a Nairobi mall is over, but almost nothing is clear. What do we know that we don't know?
Struggling to make sense of the high-profile attack against a Nairobi mall? Here's why Al Shabaab launched the assault.
The militant siege of an upscale Nairobi mall has ended. But it has probably changed Kenya.
Analysts said Al Shabaab militants had been weakened. But the assault on a Nairobi mall suggests the terror group is far from defeated.
Shoppers caught up in the assault on an upscale Nairobi mall tell GlobalPost where they were when the attack started — and how they managed to survive.
Most of Somalia-based Al Shabaab's foreign fighters come from Kenya, analysts say.
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud talks with GlobalPost about his first rocky year in office.
The country's leaders are set to go on trial for crimes against humanity.
Kenya may lose its position as regional transport hub.