The post-coup power struggle is between factions of the military with very different interests and goals.
The author, remembering Mandela, writes how South Africa galvanized progressive energies in the US in the 1980s.
Obama’s energy program for Africa, risks appearing tentative and small-bore, like much of the administration’s Africa policy.
The specialty of foreign-affairs blogging is explaining the outside world to uninformed publics The result, however, is mostly pseudo-analysis.
Congolese musicians are divided over politics: endorse President Joseph Kabila and gain from official patronage, oppose him in exile or cope independently in Kinshasa.
The memoir of Ghana’s new President, John Dramani Mahama.
Bang, was a free jazz violinist and composer, whose music reflected on his involvement as an American conscript in the Vietnam War.
On the usefulness of WikiLeaks and the self-destructive personality of its founder, Julian Assange.
Côte d’Ivoire is turning 50 — it became independent on August 7, 1960 — and my Ivorian friend doesn’t feel eager to celebrate.