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  • George Clooney Turns Spotlight on War Criminals in South Sudan

    Almost four years ago, George Clooney looked up at the East African stars and wondered why no one was looking back. "About nine people had just been slaughtered in a town near us, so we're sleeping out in the desert," he recounted to Variety from his...
  • Obama plays catch-up in opening US opportunities

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday, Aug. 8: As a way to connect American CEOs with African leaders, President Barack Obama hosted a summit last week involving most of Africa's 54 states. For the U.S....
  • Economy is focus of US-African summit, but Ebola casts a shadow

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will welcome the leaders of nearly all Africa's nations to Washington this week as part of a first-of-its-kind summit designed to boost economic ties between the United States and Africa. The U.S.-African Leaders...
  • President Obama's troubling dinner party

    The Obama administration erred on the side of inclusion in deciding which leaders to invite to its ambitious U.S.-Africa summit this week — at least in the view of human rights advocates. The guest list featured some of Africa's nastiest tyrants,...
  • In Africa policy, let freedom ring

     In Africa policy, let freedom ring
    After leaders from more than 40 African countries gathered for President Barack Obama's historic summit, we should not forget that free speech and a free press are economic development issues too. That message emerged as an important theme in a panel on...
  • Ebola crisis alters agenda for African summit in Washington

    Ebola crisis alters agenda for African summit in Washington
    With about 50 African leaders coming to town for a summit and massive gala dinner at the White House this week, the Obama administration had to adjust for a last-minute party spoiler: the deadly Ebola virus. Two West African heads of state, Nobel...
  • Staff news: Shelby Grad to oversee local coverage; Kim Murphy to head national/foreign

    Staff news: Shelby Grad to oversee local coverage; Kim Murphy to head national/foreign
    A memo to the newsroom from Times Editor Davan Maharaj and Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin: Today we announce a reorganization involving three of our most important news departments. These changes will advance our efforts to produce a digital report...
  • Mobile money grows in Africa but hurdles remain

    DAKAR (Reuters) - IT technician Mansour Diagne is one of the lucky few in Senegal to have a bank account, but when he needs to pay some bills or transfer cash to his sisters on the other side of the crowded capital Dakar, he reaches for his mobile phone....
  • World's refugee crisis comes to U.S. and Maryland

    World's refugee crisis comes to U.S. and Maryland
    Humanity faces its biggest refugee crisis since World War II, and Rep. Andy Harris, the Republican congressman from Maryland's 1st District, pledges to do everything in his power to keep a tiny fraction of Central American children out of a shelter in...
  • Would you breathe bad air for a 15 percent bonus?

    Would you breathe bad air for a 15 percent bonus?
    How much should a person be compensated to breathe China's polluted air? If you're an expatriate employee of the Coca-Cola Co., the answer is a 15 percent bonus, according to a report this month in the Australian Financial Review. (Local Chinese are...
  • Climate scientists have a beef with beef

    If you want to slow climate change, white meat may be the right meat, according to two studies that tally the environmental effect of the beef industry. Raising cattle in the U.S. requires 28 times as much land and 11 times as much irrigation water, and...