On Oct. 5, the same day the U.S. whisked leading al-Qaeda operative, Anas al-Liby, from his home in the Libyan capital to a suspected holding cell aboard a ship in the Mediterranean, it tried a similarly audacious operation in …
The heat is stifling but the construction workers and red-hatted engineers don’t let up. Mechanized excavators batter into the mighty, arid peaks on either side of the site of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance dam, set to be the …
Despite its name, the Central African Republic has been ruled by strongmen for decades. The latest upheaval will not change that
Bosco Ntaganda was one of the most feared men in Africa—until he feared for his own safety and ended up in the U.S. embassy in Rwanda
Ambassador Princeton Lyman oversaw the split-up of Sudan, but he is troubled by the continued mistrust and fighting in the region
Once hailed as beacon of hope, Eritrea quickly devolved into a secretive dictatorship. Now there may be signs that the regime may be wobbling.
As economic woes deepen, many observers suspect that Bashir, subject of a war-crime indictment at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, will face an internal power struggle that he may not survive.
How Ethiopia’s inability to reconcile the Ogaden’s rebels has implications for militants and governments across the Horn of Africa
A mysterious Oct. 23 bomb blast in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, sparked allegations of Israeli subterfuge and sabotage
The sudden spurt of activity involving the still contentious border and oil prices has been inspired by the almost certain economic cataclysm in the event of war. So how long will this peace last?