Internet researchers have tracked much of the hate speech back to members of the South Sudanese diaspora in the United States, Canada, UK, Kenya and Uganda, who are apparently inciting violence against people back home.
Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, has written extensively on how the US should respond to humanitarian atrocities. She's had some success putting that into practice in the Central African Republic — but not so much in Syria.
Rwanda's exiled former spy chief has turned up dead in a South African hotel room with signs of strangulation. New Yorker staff writer Philip Gourevitch says political feuds within the Rwandan government have a long history of spilling across the country's borders.
The UN will send a force of French and African troops to try to prevent the deepening violence in the Central African Republic. They will be heading into utter chaos.
France is sending 1,000 troops to the Central African Republic on a peacekeeping mission to help avoid a genocide. New Yorker staff writer Philip Gourevitch says it's part of a broad effort to re-establish its sphere of influence and reputation in Africa.
Nearly 13 years have passed since the genocide in Rwanda. Changes are sweeping the African country. Makeshift courts are trying thousands of suspected killers for the crimes of 1994. President Paul Kagame is pushing an ambitious reform agenda and signs of development are everywhere. But even as Rwanda moves on, it does not want to forget. So, it's also a country of powerful, haunting memorials.