By Thomas Gaist, 12 January 2015
Boko Haram now controls 11 local governmental units, including some 20,000 square miles in the northern states of Yobe and Borno.
By Thomas Gaist, 5 September 2014
Austerity measures imposed after the 2008 crisis have hampered any coordinated international response to the outbreak.
By Ernst Wolff, 27 November 2012
Rebel soldiers attached to the Movement M 23 are continuing to advance in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
By Eddie Haywood, 2 August 2012
The US Office of Global Justice warned the Rwandan government last week that it could face prosecution on war crimes charges.
By Ann Talbot, 11 February 2011
In recent weeks, protesters have taken to the streets in the African nation of Gabon, demanding that President Ali Ben Bongo Odimba resign.
By Tom Eley, 22 January 2011
The brutal murder of the leader of the Congolese anti-colonial struggle, Patrice Lumumba, remains among the most revealing crimes committed by US imperialism.
By Scott Martin, 23 June 2010
A train derailment late Monday night in the Republic of the Congo killed at least 60 people and injured 450, highlighting the problems caused by chronic underfunding and poor maintenance of the railways.
By Brian Smith, 1 December 2009
The United Nations has denied complicity in human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo after its own report was leaked to the press.
25 September 2009
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A tool of French imperialism in Africa
By Olivier Laurent, 5 September 2009
Gabonese President Omar Bongo died on June 7 after spending nearly 42 years in power defending French imperialism's interests in sub-Saharan Africa.
By Linda Slattery, 6 January 2009
The International Criminal Tribunal to investigate the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994 against the minority Tutsis has passed a sentence of life imprisonment against General Theoneste Bagasora for his role in the slaughter.
By Ann Talbot, 6 November 2008
An estimated quarter of a million people have been driven from their homes amid renewed fighting in Congo’s northeastern Kivu provinces as rivalries between the major powers and their local proxies have escalated in this mineral-rich area.