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.
Corruption, fraud, and match-fixing all go together in Africa’s biggest oil pit.
Teams venturing inland in Brazil may have more to contend with than the opposition
Belgium and Uruguay are ready to reap the dividends of diversity.
West African countries have the players to win the World Cup, but they can’t develop them -- just like their economies.
Why poor countries have too many entrepreneurs and not enough factory workers.
How history, greed, and nepotism are preventing the continent from securing itself against al-Shabab, Boko Haram, and other threats.
Corporations really could make the world a better place -- if only the U.N. and state governments would treat them as equal partners.
A new U.N. report reveals that peacekeepers sent to the Central African Republic took sides in the conflict.
Welcome to this year’s Baseline Profitability Index.
Kenya's counterterrorism approach following the Westgate Mall attack is crude -- and may actually be spawning more violence.
The emerging-market darling is coming apart at the seams. And Boko Haram is just the beginning.
While Republicans played politics, Libya was imploding. Now the Pentagon is readying an embassy evacuation, and the country may be beyond salvation.
Vladimir Putin went to Shanghai to sign an energy pact worth billions of dollars. Too bad China wasn't ready to play ball.
Jacob Zuma's seemingly invincible ANC is back on top -- but that doesn't mean it will continue to rule “until Jesus comes back.”
Nigeria's high-flying finance minister built Africa's biggest economy. But can she survive her country's turbulent domestic politics?