Kofi Annan and the Bill Gates want to bring the Green Revolution to Africa. Will this herald a new age for African agriculture or the destruction of the continent's biodiversity?
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.
There is hope for achieving social and economic justice with the persistence of activism and global solidarity.
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.