Celebrations are in order on the poorest continent. Never in the half-century since it won independence from the colonial powers has Africa been in such good shape.
Malawi farmers, many of whom are women, also play a critical role in the program's success. They have embraced the initiative and constantly look to improve their efforts through testing of crop rotations, nutrient-enriched legumes, drought-tolera
For the first time, we have proof that climate change has led to a humanitarian disaster.
Weeks Has Become Months as War Stagnates
Efforts like the one being led by Bill Gates and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have reduced number of children paralyzed by the polio virus from 350,000 in 1998 to fewer than 225 cases in 2012.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez in an open letter has urged countries of the South American and African continents to unite into a “true pole of power”, while railing against recent Western interventions in Africa.
As we speculated from the very beginning, and as was reaffirmed in “Is Nigeria, And Its Light Sweet Crude, About To Be Drawn Into The Mali “Liberation” Campaign?”, the “French” (with complete and fully-comped US support) Mali campaign is slowly but..
President Barack Obama said Friday that about 100 American troops have been deployed to the African nation of Niger. Two U.S. defense officials the troops would be setting up a base for unarmed drones to conduct surveillance.
Denise Beukes, a spokesperson for the South African National Police, discusses the shooting at the home of Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius that left his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, fatally wounded.
Using derelict TV frequencies, old-fashioned antennas and solar power, Microsoft is trialling a pioneering form of broadband technology in Africa
Presidential Memorandum -- Presidential Determination Regarding Drawdown Under Section 506 (a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended, for Chad and France to Support Their Efforts in Mali
A full-scale invasion of Africa is under way.
A new “scramble for Africa” is now underway led by the U.S. under the guise of anti-terror operations in West Africa.
The bloodshed at the In Amenas gas facility in Algeria has brought into focus the deteriorating situation in north and west Africa and the role of France in the region.
The US seems to have already found another quagmire in a far off land to get bogged down in
The US is expanding into Africa to counter Chinese access and supposedly for 'counter-terrorism'
More than 40 people dead and almost 150,000 residents forced to flee to higher ground by rains and overflowing rivers.
About $600m promised to support military operations and humanitarian aid after capture of Timbuktu by French-led forces.
The United States military is preparing to establish a drone base in northwest Africa so that it can increase surveillance missions on the local affiliate of Al Qaeda and other Islamist extremist groups that pose a growing menace to the region.
President Obama last week began his second term by promising that “a decade of war is now ending.” As he spoke, the US military was rapidly working its way into another war, this time in the impoverished African country of Mali.
Offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross were attacked in the Central African Republic during a prisoner transfer, the aid group said.
Why should we worry if jihadists control a poor, landlocked country thousands of miles away?
The United States is significantly expanding its assistance to a French assault on Islamist militants in Mali by offering aerial refueling and planes to transport soldiers from other African nations, the Pentagon announced Saturday night.
When fundamentalist rebel forces overran the central Malian city of Konna on January 11, they sent shockwaves not only through Mali itself but through the international community as well.
There is a saying, "Once bitten, twice shy".
1) The LIFG was listed as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) by the U.S.State Department, the UNSecurity Council and the UK Home Office before it officially disbanded in February 2011 and merely renamed itself the Libyan Islamic Movement for Change. In 2007 Al-Qaeda announced the merger of Al-Qaeda and the LIFG.Read Letter
'If We Don't Have an Identity Card, They Kill Us'
British Spy, Military Chiefs Gear Up for Open-Ended War in Sahara
One's got to love the sound of a Frenchman's Mirage 2000 fighter jet in the morning. Smells like... a delicious neo-colonial breakfast in Hollandaise sauce. Make it quagmire sauce.
Confused over the surging violence in Mali and now Algeria? Trying to find Mali on the map?