A quick look at the guilt associated with Africa’s past.
A look at the confusion surrounding al-Bashir’s indictment by the International Criminal Court, and the Arab leaders’ rally to support him.
Ben’s Place of the Week is Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
Each month, the editors of the Oxford African American Studies Center provide insights into black history and culture by offering specially commissioned featured essays, photo collections, and a selected list of articles to further guide the reader. The September 2006 report explores the contributions of women to American literature. Twice a week we’ll offer additional […]
A look at Rwanda after the genocide and the violence that led to the Kibeho massacre.
A look that the third attemped invasion of Chad and the division of the Zaghawa tribe.
With one man being tried in New York, and another eleven captured, check out the latest update on the Somali Pirates.
Has Congo finally found peace? If so, a look at what must be done to keep things on track.
A look at how the Somali Pirates fit into Africa and the world.
The game of switching stances continues in countries around the Horn.
A brief overview of some key people and groups in Somalia and Sudan.
The quiet and cowardly way that Sudan chose to restart the genocide.
A look at why the AMISOM soldiers are causing more harm than good in Somalia.
A look at what came out of the Darfur peace talks in Doha.
A look at the results of Somalia elections, and why the newly appointed leader, Sheikh Sharif, deserves a chance.
“My thanks to my parents is vast,” says Toyin Spellman-Diaz, oboist with the Imani Winds woodwind quintet. “Without their help, I would never have become a musician.” Many professional musicians I’ve interviewed have responded as Ms. Spellman-Diaz did, saying that their parents helped in so many ways: from locating good music teachers, schools, and summer programs, to getting them to lessons, rehearsals and performances on time, while also figuring out how to pay for it all.