Security teams for two African leaders cracked skulls -- literally -- at the White House's big leadership summit. That should never be allowed to happen again.
Africa's Ebola outbreak isn't just a health care problem. It's also about a crisis of governance.
South Korea is offering lessons from its own economic ascent to Rwanda and other African countries -- and bringing business, cuisine, and rice paddies along with it.
Why African leaders have growing doubts about the virtues of free trade.
The militant group's rise is leaving a trail of destruction across Nigeria's northeast.
The country's infamous anti-homosexuality law has been struck down -- but homophobia is still dangerously enshrined in the country's penal code.
The United States wants to help rid Africa of corruption, coups, and terrorism. And it's going about it all wrong.
If South Africa's political factions could reconcile, so can South Sudan's warring parties.
African leaders want to exempt themselves from prosecution for terrible crimes -- but new research shows their people aren't as forgiving as they might think.
Why this week's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit needs to pay more than just lip service to human rights and good governance.
From Syria to Gaza to #BringBackOurGirls, what makes people care about stories one minute -- and forget about them the next?
Allowing rebels to leverage a cease-fire into political power will only lead to more death in the Central African Republic -- as it has in South Sudan and too many other African states.
Security is improving in the eastern part of the country -- so why are many refugees worse off than before?
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
Why do so many people in West Africa think the Ebola outbreak sweeping through the region is a hoax?
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.