President Zuma's domestic record have left him open to criticism. Countries such as Angola and Nigeria are finding it hard to refer to South Africa as a regional leader when its own house is in such a state of disrepair.
May July 31 send an unmistakable message to the Mugabe regime that corruption and violence will no longer be allowed to rule the land.
Behind the statistics, girls worldwide are using digital media to speak their minds and bare their souls. The force of their voices are staggering -- the reality of their untapped potential for global leadership impossible to ignore.
Bilateral relations between China and Nigeria will likely take one of two paths in the long term: either China will remain the overwhelmingly dominant actor or Nigeria will become a regional superpower, evening out the playing field.
by Daniel Calingaert Executive Vice President Dictators come up with some pretty lame excuses for abusing the rights of their citizens. And these ex...
We the people of Zimbabwe, "United in our diversity by our common desire for freedom, justice and equality... Determined to overcome all challenges an...
South Africa's problems are far from solved. But stop for a second and imagine what South Africa might be like if it weren't for remarkable people like Mandela.
Zimbabwe and other African nations should not have to rely on the convenient bedfellows of pariah states and countries offering short-term solutions with utter disregard for the long-term freedom and prosperity of African countries.
The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Monsanto and its patented seeds last Monday by throwing out a case tirelessly petitioned for by organic farmers. It was only last month Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the agricultural giant's "license agreement" yet again.
I started to think about my future grandchildren and their children and whether they would ever be curious enough to want to know about their grandmother who left Africa in 2001 to settle in New Zealand. What would our family tree look like in 100 years' time, and would my dependents get access to the photographs and books that tell my story?
These horses, donkeys, and mules were suffering because their owners didn't know how to care for them. Yet these animals were a vital part of the local economy and their loss would have a profound impact on those who relied on them to transport food, water and goods to market.
Around the world, real impact on environmental degradation cannot be achieved without protecting human rights. The issues are inseparable.
The people of Zimbabwe are fighting guns with ballots. On Election Day, we are confident that the people will vote for change, but we cannot underestimate the will of Robert Mugabe's regime to commit voter fraud, inflict violence, exercise intimidation tactics, and rig the election outcome.
Zimbabwe, you are a grown adult now, and it is time to move out of that attic and become responsible. This includes the leaders and its people. We all have a part to play, don't we?
If you've ever dreamed of going on an African safari, you've heard of the "Big Five": the Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhinoceros. We asked five top guides for the animal that they would most like to spot in the wild. Here is their Elusive Big Five list.
Robert Mugabe represents the lesson of how power can irrevocably corrupt a once admired hero. On the other side, Nelson Mandela represents an example of how great statesmanship and forgiveness can be a catalyst to a quick national healing.