Articles by Jacey Fortin
- In An Unequal World, What Really Holds Women – And Economies – Back?
February 27 2014 8:40 AM
A World Bank study found that changing one key social institution in Ethiopia made a big difference for women at work.
- A Steamy Debut For America's New Approach To Africa
February 21 2014 12:52 PM
President Obama's Power Africa initiative is just gearing up with a groundbreaking geothermal project in Ethiopia.
- Ethiopian Airlines Hijacker: Who Is Hailemedhin Abera?
February 17 2014 2:45 PM
The Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot who diverted nearly 200 people into Geneva in a bizarre attempt to escape his home country.
- African Union Summit Copes With Conflict, Plans For Peace
February 01 2014 4:16 PM
Agriculture was meant to be the theme of this week's AU summit, but CAR and South Sudan took center stage.
- Why The South Sudan Cease-Fire Agreement Is Already Crumbling
January 28 2014 9:21 AM
Both sides of the conflict in the world's youngest country report ongoing clashes.
- Ceasefire On Paper: South Sudan's First Attempt To Lay Down Arms
January 23 2014 4:30 PM
A ceasefire signed in Ethiopia is the first lull in the conflict, but nowhere near a peace deal yet.
- How 'Flying Donkeys' May Revolutionize African Economies
January 17 2014 1:57 PM
A weird new technology contest is calling on Africa's greatest minds to makes drones work for people, filling a niche long occupied by donkeys.
- In The Central African Republic, One Mad Dog, Millions Of Ruined Lives
January 15 2014 11:01 AM
The world's thinking about South Sudan right now, but next door, one of the world's poorest nations is also dealing with a major crisis.
- What's At Stake In The South Sudan Peace Talks
January 07 2014 11:22 AM
Talks between Riek Machar and President Kiir supporters are underway; the future of the world's youngest country hangs in the balance.
- Is It Time For Africa To Get Serious About Cybersecurity?
December 30 2013 2:20 PM
A new regulatory framework on Internet crime is up for a vote at the next African Union summit.
- The US In South Sudan: New Conflict Tests Long-Term Relationship
December 27 2013 6:11 PM
Washington has played a key role in South Sudan's independence and development, but the new conflict is testing old ties.
- A Huge, Chronic Developing Country Problem
December 27 2013 11:27 AM
The poorest countries in the world, especially in Africa, lose the most to corruption as a percentage of GDP.
- Is Ethiopia Targeting The Opposition With Violence?
December 20 2013 10:34 AM
An opposition party has compiled an exhaustive record of alleged government human rights abuses. Will it make a difference?
- Ethiopia's 'Festival Of A Thousand Stars' - Diversity In The Cradle Of Humanity [PHOTOS]
December 19 2013 1:15 PM
Arba Minch is known to few Westerners other than U.S. military personnel who fly drones from there, but its colorful festival could change that.
- Violence in South Sudan: If Not A Coup, Then What?
December 18 2013 2:43 PM
The death toll is rising as ethnic tensions worsen, but former vice president Riek Machar denies involvement.
- For Paul Salopek, A Long Walk In A Fast World
December 10 2013 1:08 PM
The journalist is on a seven-year journey from Ethiopia to Chile, on foot. As he employs the oldest possible mode of transport, he focuses on remaining connected.
- As CAR Disintegrates, French And African Troops Roll In
December 10 2013 6:22 AM
French and African soldiers hope to stem the continent's latest civil war. How did the country in the heart of Africa reach this point?
- Nelson Mandela In Ethiopia: A Peacemaker's Beginnings As Guerrilla Fighter
December 06 2013 11:30 AM
Before turning into an icon of national reconciliation, Nelson Mandela trained to wage war, in Ethiopia -- and left a deep legacy there.
- World Mourns Nelson Mandela, South African Freedom Fighter
December 05 2013 4:52 PM
South Africa's Nelson Mandela, former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has died at the age of 95.
- UN Tries New Tactic In DR Congo
December 03 2013 1:52 PM
The surrender of the M23 guerrillas didn't stop the United Nations from deploying UAVs against militant groups.