Since Boko Haram seized the girls of Chibok, Nigeria has racked up the world’s highest terrorism fatality rate -- and the country is beset by nasty conspiracy theories about who is to blame.
How Rwanda's Pentecostals are keeping the demons of the past at bay.
In 2013, 57 percent of people living with HIV were women. So why has the media frenzy around Truvada, a drug regime that could help prevent infection, excluded them?
Heavily armed conservationists are fighting to save the world’s remaining rhinos. A dispatch from the front lines of South Africa's poaching wars.
The new $50 billion BRICS bank will finance a wave of heavily polluting coal plants the West wouldn't touch. And that's not all bad.
Obama's major summit with the continent's leaders will only succeed if the White House eschews autocrats in favor of a new generation of democratic champions.
Why the arrest of one of Addis Ababa's most vocal critics is a huge embarrassment for the West.
Nigeria now boasts the largest economy in Africa. So why are homegrown terrorists thriving?
The body blows dealt by Nairobi have human rights groups questioning whether the court can -- or should -- prosecute atrocities in South Sudan and other African states.
A New York tycoon won a sweetheart deal to build a massive "sustainable" palm oil plantation in Cameroon. What followed were accusations of intimidation, corruption, bribery, and deceit.
With handmade balls and makeshift fields, a rural community in Mozambique celebrates its love of a beautiful game.
The DRC's most notorious outlaws may finally be ready to end their 20-year war of rape and plunder.
Somali terrorists, tribal divisions, and political opportunists are conspiring to put the east African nation in a dangerous spot.
Twenty years after the end of a genocidal regime, Rwandans are still trying to come to terms with the destruction of their world.
Match-fixing by soccer players is the least of the sport’s problems.
Ending conflict demands more than knowing why countries go to pieces -- it calls for knowing why they don't.
Zambia has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, yet its health-care system remains desperate. How this landlocked country survives on one doctor for every 23,000 people.