It was once the pillar of democracy in Africa, but what is happening in Senegal is troubling.
A look at several common trends affecting the continent in the new year.
As Guineans go to the polls this weekend, the world should pay attention.
Today's meeting between Obama and Muhammadu Buhari is an opportunity for a reset.
On this week's Africa Day, African countries can learn much from one another.
The US has to figure out how to make the trade agreement work.
The epicenter of the Ebola outbreak faces a presidential election next year.
Agribusiness must expand in Africa and the need for energy will grow with that.
Michelle Obama tells African spouses to take advantage of their high-profile positions.
More money is leaving Africa than is going in.
Only two Republicans are among the members of Congress attending the dinner.
This week's summit offers an essential opportunity to advance LGBT rights.
Lawmakers were in Africa to draw attention to poaching.
This past weekend marked a troubling escalation in the crisis in Burundi.
The US has been insulated from the crisis, and its moral authority is needed.
In a continent with many "presidents for life," Nigeria shows the way forward.
After a possible coup in Burundi, the administration needs to fill the special envoy vacancy.
It is high time the US and its allies give this burgeoning problem the attention it deserves.
Africa stands out as a policy area where genuine bipartisan consensus can be found.
Improved governance and human rights were secondary objectives of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
American trade with Africa has increased dramatically over the last two decades.
U.S. policymakers have come a long way in their view of Africa as a strategic partner.
If the U.S. is to compete with China on economic engagement in Africa, pressure is mounting.
“We've got to teach Africa is how strong the women are and to empower women,” Obama said.