Africa

Nontando Hadebe 4-30-2009
The South African elections have eclipsed all news in our region. These went fairly smoothly with isolated incidents.
Elizabeth Palmberg 4-24-2009
Nigerian activist Leo Atakpu is a busy guy -- he advocates for debt cancellation, opposes water privatization, and speaks out against climate change.
Cesar Baldelomar 4-22-2009
We are at a global turning point.
Nontando Hadebe 4-20-2009
Someone once said that once the wheels of change are in motion, they can't be stopped; it's as if once the sun starts to rise, there is no going back into the night.
Jimmy Quach 4-07-2009
Today the world is remembering Rwanda and the genocide that started there 15 years ago.
Elizabeth Palmberg 4-06-2009
Sudanese President al-Bashir's recent v
She is a girl whose father sold her to strangers. They took her far from home, and now she is a prostitute. He works for no money paying off the debt of a long dead ancestor.
Nontando Hadebe 4-03-2009
It has been another week of high drama in South Africa and more mixed news from Zimbabwe. In South Africa three key issues have dominated public debate.
Toya Richards 4-01-2009
Congo Sabbath Initiative helps churches stand with rape survivors.

When two more African na­tions ratify the Pelindaba anti-nuclear weapons treaty, the globe’s Southern hemisphere will become a nuclear weapons-free zone.

John Hope Franklin lived through most of the twentieth century. He was a gentle man, a scholar, an activist, and a truth-teller. He studied history and he helped to make it.

Nontando Hadebe 3-25-2009
During my studies in theology, my colleagues and I jokingly referred to particularly difficult concepts or issues that we had a hard time understanding as "a Greek moment," or say "this is Greek t
Jim Wallis 3-19-2009
Here we are again, and again, and again. It is not a new message or a new concern. People have been suffering, starving, raped, beaten and killed year in and year out.
Nontando Hadebe 3-09-2009
A dark cloud has descended on Zimbabwe.
Seth Naicker 3-06-2009
I guess that people are on a journey when it comes to faith. Some admit to being on a journey, while there are those who state they have arrived.
Nontando Hadebe 3-02-2009
The power struggle continues in Zimbabwean politics between progressive forces and the 'old guard.' The progressive forces want to get on with rebuilding the entire infrastructure of the country, e
Dale Hanson Bourke 3-01-2009
A few e-mails can help fight AIDS.
Richard E. Stearns 3-01-2009
How I went from being a corporate CEO to an anti-poverty activist.

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