Why Bill Gates is Optimistic About Africa

Updated: Thu 24 Jul, 11:49 am

Addressing students at Addis Ababa University, where he was presented with an honorary degree, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, set out why he is optimistic for Africa's … read more »

U.S. Congress Keeps Focus on Instability in Nigeria

Updated: Mon 14 Jul, 05:46 pm

High-level concern about Nigeria in the U.S. Congress was further demonstrated by two events on July 10 involving members of Congress along with representatives from the Obama administration and human … read more »

Militias, Corruption Block Food Aid to Somali Famine Victims

Updated: Wed 7 Sep, 04:31 am 2011

Al-Shabaab insurgents have prevented people from reaching humanitarian aid in Mogadishu, while in other areas food meant for famine victims is being stolen. read more »