When it comes to attitudes toward gays and lesbians in Africa, donor countries need to conjure up all their skill to walk the tightrope between mindfulness and meddling.
By clinging to a paternalistic attitude and an antiquated Washington Consensus, the United States has opened up space for a broad Chinese role in Africa.
Come to this rare and frank discussion on the intersections between sex, power, masculinity, and femininity with human rights activists and scholar, Dr. Sylvia Tamale, as she signs her new book.
Should the United States choose to support long-term peace and stability over its short-term counterterrorism interests, there is much that it can do to help ensure a peaceful Kenyan election.
The NATO operations turned into another Western assault on another North African, Middle Eastern, Arab country. Discussion on Democracy Now!
Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?
While the President honored MLK's work for civil rights and economic justice, he did not mention King's equally important work against the Vietnam War and U.S. militarism.
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus and Community Cinema-DC invite you to a preview screening of a Women, War & Peace mini-series episode.
Join a dynamic discussion with local and global leaders of the climate justice movement fighting to ensure a socially and economically just world and ecologically sane future.
IPS' Emira Woods will moderate a session interrogating the role of the World Bank and other actors in achieving mining reforms on Africa’s own terms.