Rapid Urban Growth in Africa Poses Challenges

PARIS - Africa is projected to have the fastest population growth in the world over the next 30 years, and the majority of this growth will take place in urban areas. This transition is profoundly …

Human Rights Conditions Deteriorate in South Sudan

JUBA - U.N. officials say human rights conditions in South Sudan are deteriorating as a February 22 deadline for creating a transitional unity government draws near.

Three U.N. human rights commissioners who wrapped up their …

US, Europe Split Over Terror Threat from Africa

Terror groups in Africa are getting more ambitious, increasingly mustering the resources and expertise to make their presence felt across the region with an eye toward wreaking havoc even further afield.

Intelligence assessments from the …