The oil and agriculture ministers face difficulties rolling out new policies, but the bankers and businessmen are parlaying their success into new ventures.
- Elissa Jobson in Addis Ababa
Women and children are frontline victims during conflicts, argues Michelle Bachelet, Executive director of UN Women, and former President of Chile.
- The Africa Report
Hannibal is weary even before Africa conference season begins.
When legendary American abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered his historic, poignant "Plea For Free Speech" in December 1860 that activist never envisioned that over a century later prominent blacks would suppress that precious First Amendment right as perniciously as the pro-slavery racists of his era.