As Pretoria prepares to confront the legacy of colonial and apartheid-era land theft, hardly anyone seems to care about the claims of the country’s earliest inhabitants—the Khoisan.
The world thought it knew how to deal with Ebola outbreaks—but it’s never dealt with one like this before.
Ghost offices on the small island provide legal but questionable means of siphoning tax dollars away from poor countries and into the pockets of the global elite.
Washington ramps up development finance to offer countries an alternative to Beijing’s deep pockets.
Its freedom fighters have turned into brutal oppressors, and it is near to becoming another failed state, despondent U.S. supporters say.
A review of Prudence Bushnell’s new book on the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings.
Deadly diseases like Ebola and the avian flu are only one flight away. The U.S. government must start taking preparedness seriously.
South Africa’s president tells Foreign Policy about his plans to tackle corruption, redistribute land, and restore the country’s moral leadership.
On the podcast: Ambassador Prudence Bushnell survived the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya. Now she tells her story.
Washington must not ignore atrocities against the country’s Anglophones. It should use existing U.S. laws to force an end to the violence.
I wrote about Chinese oppression in a South African paper. Hours later, they cancelled my column.
Beijing’s funding could do tremendous good—if Africans fight for their own real interests.
Deployment of armed drones in Niger coincides with a new U.S. plan to withdraw some troops.
Increased interest in the continent’s real estate and resources will enhance the bargaining power of governments there—but they need to bargain for the right things.