China's Oil Thirst Entails Sudan Diplomacy
April 09 2014 11:04 AM EDT
Beijing's policy of nonintervention in oil-producing countries is becoming a bit more flexible.
South Sudan's Oil Field War
March 31 2014 10:35 AM EDT
Riek Machar tells IBTimes that the opposition is headed for the Paloch oil fields, but civilian fighters have motivations of their own.
The Bad Bomb: Blame Game Over Cluster Munitions In South Sudan
March 12 2014 4:51 PM EDT
Cluster-bomb remnants have been found in South Sudan, but it's hard to determine who is responsible.
In An Unequal World, What Really Holds Women – And Economies – Back?
February 27 2014 8:40 AM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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?