Congolese rebel leader General Laurent Nkunda has been arrested in Rwanda, a country that had been accused of supporting him. A Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses why Nkunda has lost the support of Rwanda's leaders.
Ann Veneman, the executive director of UNICEF, recently returned from Zimbabwe and discusses efforts to combat cholera and the relationship between Zimbabwe's political impasse and its deteriorating health sector.
As South African leaders plan to meet and discuss the political situation in Zimbabwe, a Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that military intervention would further destabilize the country.
The Congolese government has allowed at least 2,000 Rwandan troops into the Democratic Republic of Congo, though the two countries have a history of tense relations. The increased military presence has led to fears of more violence.
Next Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. EST, Worldfocus.org's radio show will explore the worsening situation in Somalia, a place where pirates are only symptomatic of the lawlessness and instability onshore. Ask your questions here.
Nabil Abuznaid, a top Palestinian representative in the United States and an official with the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), discusses the moderate Fatah group's efforts to end the fighting in Gaza and public sentiment among Palestinians.
More from: Africa
- At home with Moroccan champions
- Moroccan hip-hop group fuses traditional music with rap
- Cape Town makes strides in combating tuberculosis
- Ethiopian marathon runner fueled by homeland
- Worldfocus Radio: Demographics of the Arab World
- Living in fear: a lesbian in Zimbabwe shares her story
- Worldfocus Radio: Rwanda as Regional Power
- Military coup wrests Niger's president from power
- Two decades after Mandela's release, economic rift lingers
- Nigeria violence may have claimed lives of innocent civilians