By Bill Van Auken, December 15, 2012
Dropping the bid to name Susan Rice as secretary of state reflects the administration’s desire to avoid both a protracted debate on Benghazi and a partisan fight with the Republicans.
By Ernst Wolff, November 27, 2012
Rebel soldiers attached to the Movement M 23 are continuing to advance in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
By Jean Shaoul, September 4, 2012
The state funeral of Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi on Sunday in the capital, Addis Ababa, underscores the highly unstable character of political relations in Africa.
By Eddie Haywood, August 8, 2012
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sparked tensions with China with remarks given during her seven-nation tour of the African continent.
By Eddie Haywood, August 2, 2012
The US Office of Global Justice warned the Rwandan government last week that it could face prosecution on war crimes charges.
By Kate Randall, February 17, 2012
Save the Children warns that half a billion children around the world could grow up physically and mentally stunted over the next 15 years due to chronic malnutrition.
By Joe Mount, October 7, 2011
The neo-colonial intervention into Libya has cost the UK around £1.75 billion so far, seven times the figure originally stated.
By Bill Van Auken, September 27, 2011
The government of President Evo Morales carried out a bloody crackdown against a march by indigenous protesters against the building of a new highway through their lands.
By Susan Garth, July 12, 2011
South Sudan formally declared its independence on July 9. President Barack Obama was among the first to recognise the new country. He welcomed the “birth of a new nation”.
By Susan Garth, May 24, 2011
Augustin Bizimungu, head of the Rwandan army at the time of the 1994 genocide, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
By Jean Shaoul, April 28, 2011
The co-authors of the United Nations Gaza report, known as the Goldstone Report, have issued a statement vigorously defending their findings.
By Susan Garth, April 20, 2011
President Goodluck Jonathan’s electoral victory has left Nigeria divided along regional, political and class lines.