This potent combination of need and hope has made Ethiopia one of the biggest recipients of foreign aid in the world, and the second-biggest recipient of British aid.

The first of its kind by a black African, the expedition seeks to synthesize diverse African perspectives on Africa to serve as a positive change agent against modern media portrayal of the continent as home to war, disease, hunger, and corruption.

The Obama administration will put food security at the heart of its Africa policy, as it seeks to enhance ongoing U.S. efforts on trade, investment and HIV/AIDS on the continent, a top U.S. diplomat said.

March 18, 2010

Not exactly known for being in touch with the best needs of its people, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party was yesterday nonetheless fulsome in its praise for China's role in Africa.

Access to knowledge and latest advancements in science and technology will determine the quality and sustainability of India-Africa partnerships.

Through the use of new technology, President Obama has made it clear that when he speaks in Ghana this Saturday, July 11, he intends to move from monologue to dialogue as the U.S. State Department opens up venues for greater public participation in the conversation.