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The African Union claims the International Criminal Court is a racist institution hunting down Africans because of the color of their skin. But that’s not the end of the story.
Authorities are planning a $25 billion infrastructure venture that will link one of Kenya’s seaside towns to neighboring South Sudan and Ethiopia.
In Somalia, Congo and now Mali, the United Nations is using peacekeepers not to keep the peace, but to help bring it about.
“The government has just announced that it plans to kick thousands of our families off our lands so that wealthy tourists can use them to shoot lions and leopards,” the Maasai responded.
Western countries have little desire to intervene in African conflicts. But with the rise of Al Qaeda in Africa, they have little choice. A cooperative model employed in Somalia, and now Mali, might offer some hope.
The West must weigh security and business interests against the demands of international justice.
Rebels take over the Central African Republic from the mismanagement of President Francois Bozize.
With Kenya's running reputation on the line, officials ban athletes accused of using performance-enhancing drugs.
Despite a tense win for Uhuru Kenyatta and vows by opponent Raila Odinga to contest it, Nairobi remained calm.
Calm maintained after trailing candidate’s camp alleges “doctored” results following electronic voting system failure.
The last time Kenyans voted, delays and mistrust over the results triggered clashes that killed more than 1,100 people.
If Kenya's election again descends into violence, the country's reputation as a stable, thriving corner of Africa will be dealt a heavy blow.
In neglected coastal towns like Mombasa, many Kenyans may boycott Monday’s vote.
Ahead of elections Monday, one part of Kenya has seen ethnic clashes escalate. The toll in Tana River is now more than 180, rights groups say.
Kenyans vote for a new leader next week for the first time since the last election ended in more than a thousand deaths.
At $6,000, the Mobius could be a game-changer for businesses working on Africa’s rough roads.
Timbuktu is no stranger to foreign invaders, so it's librarians, curators and museum directors had a plan in place to save the city's cultural heritage.
With all the focus on military gains, the human impact of the war in Mali has slid from view. Aid agencies warn the combination of insecurity, food shortages and drought threatens the lives of a million people.
Tales of unimaginable torture are still painfully real for Malians who endured extremist rule.
France has urged the government to show “vigilance” against revenge attacks against Islamist insurgents.