It Must Be Something in the Water

Controversy over Nile water distribution pits North African countries against one another
Gamal Nkrumah
March 3, 2004

Shell Withheld Reserves Data to Aid Nigeria

The symbiosis of government and business takes a hit
Jeff Gerth
March 19, 2004

China Expanding African Arms Sales

African leaders cannot resist bargains in military hardware
Andrei Chang
February 6, 2009

Battle in a Poor Land for Riches Beneath the Soil

Vast uranium deposits in Northern Niger touch off a new front in the battle over Africa's vast mineral wealth
Lydia Polgreen
December 29, 2008

Powering Africa's Future

African nations seek nuclear energy, though uranium fuel is both limited and dangerous
Vera Kwakofi
December 12, 2008