With its investments in Africa, China is going where no other investors dare. But, Akwe Amosu asks, will this investment lift all African boats or only the luxury yachts?
2007 marks the 200th anniversary of the end of the trans-Atlantic slave trade but modern-day forms of slavery are devastating lives throughout much of the African world.
Ian Williams explains why rum is the true global spirit, with its warm beating heart in the Caribbean.
The initial announcement of Senator Tim Johnson's (D-SD) sudden incapacitation and emergency brain surgery struck political Washington like the proverbial bombshell.
In The Perils of Globeerization, Chris O'Brien argues that beer can literally save the world.
A shuffling of the Fund's voting shares slashed Africa's already minimal decision-making power. While unfair, the move is just a symptom of what's wrong with the IMF.
Poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa won't come through a quick fix.
Much more work remains to be done to eliminate unjust debts that stifle countries in the developing world.
The African political landscape is being reshaped by women, generating hope for the future of the continent and raising the bar for democracy worldwide.
In 2006, as concern grows over the most pressing security threats, from HIV/AIDS and the bird flu to the ongoing genocide in Darfur, the U.S. will face increasing demands to adapt its Africa policy to address these contemporary challenges.