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Michael Gerson's Washington Post column last week contained a major scoop that hasn't received nearly enough press attention. In a piece about South Africa's woeful...

The riots which swept Johannesburg yesterday were, according to the Guardian, "the worst violence to hit Johannesburg since the politically-driven killings of the final years...

On Friday, the An Yue Jiang, a Chinese ship carrying arms bound for Zimbabwe, left the port of Durban. Earlier, a high court refused...

In the past several weeks, Robert Mugabe has announced that he will ban American and EU observers from documenting the upcoming presidential election in Zimbabwe...

This week President Bush is touring Africa, a part of the world where both he and the United States remain remarkably popular. This is due,...

South African President Thabo Mbeki, who apparently doesn't have greater problems to deal with, has announced that his country will host the follow-up session to...

There is good and bad news from South Africa. The good news is that the ruling party, the African National Congress, had its first wide-open...

Richard Nixon was the most paranoid of American leaders, frequently lashing out at enemies—real or perceived—out to get him. Whether it was the "East Coast...

In Zimbabwe, presidential and parliamentary elections have been scheduled for March of 2008. The decision to hold these elections—brokered after a series of negotiations held...

Last week, the boldest and most outspoken advocate for liberty in Zimbabwe—Catholic Archbishop Pius Ncube of Bulawayo, the country's second largest city—resigned his position because...

Harriet A. Washington, author of Medical Apartheid, has posted a response to my critique of her op-ed in the New York Times two weeks ago. Washington...

Last week, the New York Times published a curious op-ed entitled "Why Africa Fears Western Medicine," by Harriet A. Washington. The piece was published days...