July 19, 2010 /
When I was in journalism school, I had an internship with a wire service covering UN headquarters.
July 15, 2010 /
As the January 2011 referendum on secession for South Sudan approaches, a new survey gives insight into the thoughts of Darfuri refugees.
July 14, 2010 /
By Monday, the morning after the World Cup final in South Africa, the tension that had been building for weeks had already broken.
July 14, 2010 /
A group of girls from the Musina rape survivors’ shelter are clustered in the courtyard, giggling and smiling in the soft late afternoon sunshine.
July 13, 2010 /
The Washington Post
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is charged with orchestrating genocide by the International Criminal Court.
July 12, 2010 /
Late one brisk night in mid-June, Bongani Mdiki was having a beer at Willie's Tavern in Diepsloot, a township north of Johannesburg, South Africa, when men burst in to break his head.
July 6, 2010
From a practical standpoint, it may be difficult to see any strategic value in Sudan. But it is important to see that there are both humanitarian and strategic reasons for working to stabilize Sudan...
June 29, 2010 /
It’s sometime past 8 a.m. on a Friday morning in Musina, a town about 11 miles from the Zimbabwean border, and we’re breakfasting with our fixer Godknows (or “Godknows the Entertainer,” as he...
June 23, 2010
Those attending the 2010 World Cup in South Africa reveled in that country's triumphant emergence as a multiracial democracy. They may have missed a darker story -- the abuse and marginalization of...
June 22, 2010
Burundi, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and the Central Africa Republic were the targets of a UN initiative aimed at stabilizing post-conflict countries through comprehensive engagement. This project...