Hurricane Sandy demonstrated that a natural disaster could quickly, if temporarily, downgrade a rich country to third-world status.
Artist, educator and change-maker from Mali, Coumba Toure, will detail through dialogue, photos and song what is happening on the ground in Mali, particularly with the women and children.
There's nothing sweet about child labor.
In a public discussion with young bloggers, students, and activists from Africa, IPS Associate Fellow and AU Professor Carl LeVan will ask, is there a generation gap in Africa today?
The United States should take a lesson from Africa in dealing with its AIDS epidemic.
IPS' Emira Woods will address the Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference session "Africa Rising: A Continent of Opportunity."
The prospects for a new war in the Sahel appear increasingly probable.
Foreign Policy In Focus joins Africa Action and allies to host an Africa Networking Zone at the Global Village Activity for the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012).
For the last in a three part series honoring African Liberation Day, IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus project will hold a screening on the United States' involvement in the downfall of Africa.
The Second World War's Eurocentric history must be widened to give sub-Saharan Africans and many other world peoples their due.