Profile: Glencore in Zambia

Glencore is the world's biggest commodities brokerage firm. Reuters called it "the biggest company you have never heard of" after it went to public...

Zambia’s politics of copper mining

Zambia is the largest copper producer in Africa and ranks as the seventh largest copper producer in the world. At the same time, this resource-rich...

An African sequel to the Arab Spring?

This year on Sept. 23, thousands of Sudanese protesters took to the streets of the capital Khartoum. The country’s autocratic leaders lifted fuel...

Blood spilled for “Black Gold”

For nearly a decade following the formation of South Sudan, Africa’s 54th country, conflict has ebbed and flowed along the border between the two...

African Press Freedom in discussion

The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) is discussing a major case for African press freedom this week in the city of Banjul,...

Jihadism spreads across North Africa

Islamist Extremism in North Africa What countries constitute North Africa? North Africans countries are situated above the sub-Saharan region,...

Not intimidated

Journalists continue to cover protests in Ethiopia despite harassment and imprisonment. Ethiopian authorities detained a reporter working for the...

Soft power. Hard money.

China's growing interest in Africa's resources, infrastructure, investments and media is drawing global attention. International headlines from...