At least 18 foreign hostages are still unaccounted for after a raid by Algerian forces resulted in dozens of deaths yesterday, according to various news reports.
The U.S., E.U. and Japan are giving millions to fund weapons, troops and air strikes in Mali. But is statesmanship, more than a call to arms, needed for a ceasefire?
Corruption and poverty become buzz words whenever there's violence in Africa. How can we look beyond conflict, and instead provide opportunities to create wealth?