The number of refugees worldwide is going up
The UN refugee agency reports the highest number of refugees since 1994, almost half of them children.
Analysis: Is The Hague racist?
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.
Africa has greater potential than India: Stanchart
Banks around the world are attracted to the continent's rapidly growing economies.
UN envoy says forces cannot protect civilians in South Sudan's east
The UN lacks sufficient troops and aircraft to protect civilians in South Sudan's eastern region, said UN mission chief Hilde Johnson on Monday.
G20’s secret shame: ignoring tropical diseases among world’s profoundly poor
Commentary: Mass administration of low-cost drugs around the globe could make a huge impact.
Sudan tribal leader killed in disputed Abyei region
The death of the Dinka tribe leader Kual Deng Majok happened during a conflict with a rival tribe.
Darfur gold mine collapse rescue called off; 100 workers missing
A group of about nine rescuers was also killed when the earth collapsed around them during the search.
Darfur: Tribal fighting leaves over 130 dead
The fighting in Darfur's southwest stemmed from a land dispute, a tribal leader says.
Darfur gold mine collapse kills more than 60
More than 60 workers died in Darfur this week when an unlicensed gold mine collapsed.
Urgent need for durable strategy against malaria
Commentary: Classical methods should be added to strategy against mosquitoes.
How to fight Africa’s wars
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, a
New black and white 'panda bat' found in South Sudan
Researchers say the black and white bat found in South Sudan is an entirely new genus named Niumbaha.
Kenya's new president, Uhuru Kenyatta, offers US embarrassment and dilemma
The West must weigh security and business interests against the demands of international justice.
Sudan rebels free 31 kidnapped Darfur civilians
The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed Saturday that 31 civilians kidnapped last week by rebels in Sudan’s Darfur region had been released.
South Sudan: 163 killed in clashes
The Associated Press is reporting that 163 people have been killed in clashes in South Sudan.
Darfur gunmen seize 31 displaced people under UNAMID escort
Gunmen in Sudan's Darfur region seized 31 displaced people traveling under United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) escort to a refugee conference.
South Sudan to restart pumping oil
South Sudan will restart pumping oil in two weeks, exporting it as soon as it is technically possible.
Sudan: Pyramids discovered at Sadeinga site
The 35 unearthed pyramids date back around 2,000 years.
Obama’s cautious foreign policy has proved right so far
Commentary: Events, not intentions, will shape his record in the second term.
The African Union’s chance to support peace in the Sudans
Commentary: Monday’s summit is a moment to prevent further violence and ensure resolution of disputed territories.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
South Sudanese army shoots, kills 10 protesters in Wau
The South Sudanese army demonstrated "excessive use of force" in breaking up protests, said a UN spokesman.
Q & A: Small arms not a black-and-white issue
The value of small arms sales around the world appears to be skyrocketing, but according to at least one analyst, the picture isn't all bad.
UN human rights worker expelled in South Sudan
South Sudanese officials oust UN human rights staffer, claiming she produced "unjustified" reports on political situation there
Iran sends warships to Sudan following alleged Israeli airstrike
Two Iranian warships have arrived in Sudan.
Satellite images show Sudan weapons factory hit from above, monitoring group says
Blast at Khartoum, Sudan arms factory came from airstrike, Satellite Sentinel Project says.
Sudan blames Israel for Khartoum arms factory explosion
The Sudanese government accused Israel of carrying out an air strike on an arms factory in Khartoum.
Sudanese diplomat in Norway accused of spying on refugees
Norway has expelled a Sudanese diplomat suspected of espionage.
Sudan: Rebels kill 5 in South Kordofan shelling
Rebel shelling in South Kordofan in Sudan killed five people, while a military plane crash near the capital killed 15.
Sudans strike deal on border security, oil
After weeks of negotiations, Sudan and South Sudan have reached a border security deal that will allow the resumption of oil exports.
Sudan, South Sudan presidents continue crisis talks on border deal
The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan are meeting for a second day to discuss a border deal, and the resumption of oil exports, after a UN Secutity Council deadline was unofficially extended.