The British government’s offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest.
Join IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus project for a presentation by Irũngũ Houghton on prospects for addressing inequality and participation under a Jubilee Government.
In some corners of Africa, the seams of the tight Africa-China relationship are becoming stretched.
The issues addressed and distorted in that video may seem like old news in the United States, but they are going to be pressing and current for many years to come for Uganda and its neighbors.
The invasion of Somalia has spillover effects in Kenya.
Should the United States choose to support long-term peace and stability over its short-term counterterrorism interests, there is much that it can do to help ensure a peaceful Kenyan election.
Kenya’s invasion of Somalia, with U.S. support, is as ill-advised as the last time a U.S. ally tried to remake the fractured country by force.
Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?
Barack Obama’s grandmother, full of hope, is working for change in west Kenya.
The Kenyan opposition leader talks about U.S. relations with his country in the age of Obama.
As Somalia collapses, it threatens to take Kenya down with it.
The Bush administration is continuing its militarization of U.S.-African relations this year.
Unfortunately, the current wave of violence is seen by many Kenyans as payback time.
Sam Daley-Harris argues for improving microfinance so that it lives up to its potential. Robert Pollin counters that microfinance must be embedded in a larger development program.
Is microcredit the solution to global poverty? Yes and no….