Last month the government of South Sudan passed a decree that the national anthem could not be sung not in the presence of the President. What could be behind this decision?
Once upon a time, South Sudanese exiles in Khartoum—inspired by, among others, Charles Dickens and Malcolm X—had a radical vision for their new country.
Youth activism and the politics of violence in South Sudan.
Collecting football stories that highlight the world – the African world, in this case – and making the Seattle game global in the process.
What will the renewed land debate in South Africa mean for the border woes of neighbors such as Lesotho?
Clooney and Prendergast's simple story—explaining causes of political violence in Africa—breeds simplistic and ineffective solutions.
Do online movements such as #MeToo #HerToo and #TimesUp do enough to address the experiences of all victims of sexual violence?
Few places in the world have taken a beating like South Sudan. How did it come
For six years rebel forces in Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile states (the Two Areas) have been battling
Their voices, sharp and angry, shook me from my slumber. I didn’t know the language, but
In 2001, the African Union (AU) was established to distance itself from its predecessor, the Organization
The best football tournament in the world, the Africa Cup of Nations, starts on Saturday. Forget
Every new nation (or with claims to nationhood) wants a national football team otherwise you may
Guest Post by Bhakti Shringarpure In the past decade, not many places have been as over-represented
On July 6 2011, the world’s diplomatic elite flocked to one of the globe’s most underdeveloped
On Monday Human Rights Watch released a major report: ‘Waiting Here for Death’: Forced Displacement and
Some people thought this was a joke when it first trended on Twitter. But it is
Recent demonstrations in Sudan’s capital Khartoum over road conditions and traffic signals have led some observers
Today’s New York Times Magazine carries a fawning profile of John Prendergast, the force behind the