African leaders who have sought ICC involvement have all seen the court as being beneficial to the survival of their governments.
The threat posed by measles is on the rise again in a number of countries in the world. One of them is the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Our work represents the first assessment of what social and economic factors are connected to environmental degradation across the entire African continent.
Natural resources are an important factor in explaining why some rebel groups forcibly recruit children into their ranks.
Alarm arose when news spread that Ebola cases had been found in Uganda. Here are the real reasons for concern.
Kenya appears prepared for Ebola outbreaks, but a lot more can be done.
Felix Tshisekedi must come out from under former premier Joseph Kabila's thumb.
The grim facts are undisputed: the current Ebola outbreak is expanding, largely unabated.
Research has identified a range of health complications in Ebola survivors. These include eye complications and vision problems.
An international civil service matters for global governance. Without it, it would be impossible to promote and maintain a rules-based world.
Responsible mineral sourcing programmes in the DRC have their flaws.
There is an urgent need to improve the training of both the army and police in the DRC.
The current Ebola outbreak in the DRC is devastating vulnerable communities already affected by displacement and violence.
In Rwanda gorillas have been leaving protected areas to raid sodium rich crops.
The deal between the DRC and the Chinese company Sicomines didn't take into account how the Congolese people would benefit.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has implemented power-sharing agreements before but none of them have worked.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's new leader Felix Tshisekedi is being undermined by the outgoing regime of Joseph Kabila.
South Africa, Senegal, Nigeria ... the story seems to be the same.
Four new Ebola treatments are being tried out in the DRC.
Helping refugees find avenues to generate income and live independently from aid can be positive for donors, agencies, and refugees alike.