South Africa's president weathered scandal after scandal while driving his country’s economy and reputation into the ground. His luck has finally run out.
As Cape Town counts down to Day Zero, South Africans worry about severe unrest and outbreaks of disease.
The biggest problem with many African countries is that they're led by men like Trump.
Serving as a U.S. diplomat in Zimbabwe is tough. Life for African-American diplomats there is even harder.
U.S. diplomats worry the president’s comments will set back relations. Others wonder why it took the “shithole” comment to get Washington to finally notice Africa.
Talks are stalled over how to deal with the impact of a $5 billion dam that could threaten Egypt’s lifeblood.
Tepid reforms and halfhearted concessions won't save the country's authoritarian government from its existential crisis.
The continent is finally admitting what it has known all along: that its migration policies are complicit in crimes against humanity.
The newly elected leader of the African National Congress is being treated like a messiah. But he might not even win the next election.
One diplomat’s stinging resignation letter offers a glimpse into declining morale at the State Department under Trump.
The West needs a strong, committed, engaged White House to hedge against China’s inexorable rise.
Why the United States can’t be complacent about undermining the remnants of the terrorist group.