Kenya at a political crossroads Power: One of Africa's last autocratic 'Big Men' is locked in a struggle with the growing pro-democracy opposition. Promised elections are near, but so is the danger of more violence.
De Klerk resigns as party chief As president, he changed nature of South Africa
Africa's woes diagnosed, but not fixed
Ghana, Ivory Coast are putting rivalry to rest West African leaders embracing cooperation
Rainbow realities South Africa: As euphoria over Mandela leadership wanes, disillusionment is setting in.
Voting is heavy, peaceful as Liberians choose a leader Many outside monitors are on hand to observe
30 years of sergeants bring ruin to Africa
Mandela faces friction South Africa: Critics charge ANC government is slow in transferring wealth to blacks.
William Hickey,69, a longtime acting teacher whose...
Battle of elephants, clash of tusks 135-nation conference: African countries clash over legalizing ivory trade.
Tarzan films do a poor job of teaching African history
Africa seeks 2004 Olympics Games: Officials of Cape Town, South Africa, hope to convince Olympics officials that the city is the perfect place for the 2004 Games.
De Klerk demands apology from South African panel Truth commission leaders questioned his veracity
U.S., S. Africa race to sway the continent These allies aren't alone in angling to tap Africa's immense wealth
Angolan troops launch offensives into diamond territory held by rebels Fall of Mobutu in Zaire weakens government foes
Algeria's pro-government party leads in parliamentary elections Islamist groups take quarter of seats, giving hope to political pluralism
Rosier prospects in Africa
Mandela standing as Kabila's ally S. African leader drawing criticism in U.S., at home
A revolutionary's view of Kabila Famed Argentine once joined forces with Congo's rebels
Wanderlust keeps couple on the move Move: Lucy Steinitz and Bernd Kiekebusch met in Europe, adopted children from Guatemala and have traveled widely. Next month, they will move to Africa.
Africans running the show in Africa
Let Africans settle their own accounts
S. Africa government proposes reforms for the workplace Included in plan: extra vacation, shorter week, longer maternity leave
ZAIRE'S REBELS BLOCKING REFUGEE AID, U.N. SAYS; INSURGENTS ARE KILLING STRANDED RWANDAN HUTUS, RELIEF AGENCIES SAY
DE KLERK SAYS 1990 RELEASE OF MANDELA WAS 'MOMENT OF TRUTH' FOR S. AFRICA
Rwandan refugees dying in Zaire Desperate Hutus: Captors with guns won't let them go home.
Zaki Badr,71, Egypt's former interior minister, who...
S. Africa tries anew to play peacemaker Zaire, rebels accept offer of negotiations
Tajine: a savory union of flavors
Africa needs action, not voyeurism, from U.S.
The past that haunts South Africa: Race riots, murder confessions test multi-racial society's fragile fabric.
Ominous rumblings in Zaire Kalemie falls: Rebel gains have Mobutu talking up foreign intervention.
State Department report charges Sudan with rights abuses, including slavery Islamic government urged to take action to halt practices
The Queen's English and the African gene
Rebel advances rattle Sudanese government Khartoum seems willing to break isolation, sends envoy to Egypt
Token 'circumcision' is too painful Ritual: Seattle doctors hoped their procedure would spare young women from returning to Africa for female circumcision. But even their symbolic alternative provoked a public outcry.
Prosecutors open attack on alleged global fraud ring 3-year probe links phony bank accounts, two slayings in region
Sontonga, voice of a continent Mystery: Those who wanted to honor the man whose song became the anthem of four African nations first had to hunt down the sparse details of his life and death.
Truth-telling, justice in Rwanda Genocide: Confessions from Hutus facing murder charges are significant because they are what the government needs from thousands of prisoners if Rwanda is ever to render justice for the 1994 slayings of 800,000 Tutsis.
Mobutu returns to Zaire, but reveals no solutions Ailing strongman vows to fix myriad problems
Slavery in Sudan to be focus of hearings GOP congressman announces probe, to urge ban on aid
Nonprofit workers take on the world Traveling the globe to confront problems is all in a day's work
Good news from West Africa Ghana election: President Jerry Rawlings risks a fair election and wins.
No longer a basket case Tanzania: Privatization adds oomph to East African nation's life and economy.
Rwanda, aid agencies toil at cross-purposes Mistrust abounds; government hurries refugees to villages
Playing games with human tragedy
After Mandela, what? South Africa: As ANC patriarchs retire, commitment to non-racialism will be tested.
Don't blame ethnicity in Africa The problem is rulers who aren't accountable, and U.S. could help
Fearful Hutus test a promise Rwanda lives up to its word, welcomes former foes in peace
Refugees trek back to Rwanda Tens of thousands pack road leading to border crossing; Action comes as surprise; Hutu militia flees, freeing remainder to leave Zaire camp