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.
Jimmy Quach 4-07-2009
Today the world is remembering Rwanda and the genocide that started there 15 years ago.
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.
Valerie Elverton Dixon 3-27-2009
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 3-16-2009
The sad news from Zimbabwe continues
Nontando Hadebe 3-09-2009
A dark cloud has descended on Zimbabwe.