The Rising Continent assesses the performance of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and UN peacekeepers' forces in DR Congo (MONUSCO), and concludes that both failed to live up to their mandate:
Experts from the American Bar Association and the National Lawyers Guild will propose a way forward for both local and international stakeholders in delivering justice to the people of this important African region.
The August 2010 issue of NANO Magazine, highlighting nanoscale research expected to have a positive impact on the developing world, included articles focused on energy generation, disease prevention and water purification.
Join us for this discussion, days ahead of the World Bank/IMF annual meetings to review issues of food sovereignty and land rights in light of the new scramble for Africa.
The direction that Nigeria takes -- towards a future of hope and growth, or one of backsliding and defeat -- depends, to a great extent, on the country's future leadership.
Have we no shame or respect for children's lives in Somalia or even our own country?
The continent's own elites, together with the West and now China, are still making Africans progressively poorer, thanks to the extraction of raw materials.
Since the 1994 coup d'etat that saw President Yahya Jammeh rise to power, the Gambian media has been forced to work under repressive and restrictive conditions.
A tense briefing on Rwanda's August 9 elections demonstrated that politics still evoke a strong emotional response from many Rwandans, 16 years after their devastating genocide.
How can civil society influence sovereign debt?