According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), South Sudan continues to face overlapping crises, including flooding, conflict, and food insecurity, all of which adversely affect the resilience and vulnerability of people across the country.
Burkina Faso’s new President Ibrahim Traoré has vowed to fight imperialism and neocolonialism. Pledging a “refoundation of the nation”, invoking revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, and quoting Che Guevara, his government has allied with Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba.
United Nations Human Rights tweeted that they were “appalled that the draconian and discriminatory anti-gay bill is now law. It is a recipe for systematic violations of the rights of LGBT people & the wider population.”
Under the cover of counterterrorism, AFRICOM is beefing up Nigeria’s military to ensure the free flow of oil to the West, and using the country as a proxy against China’s influence on the continent.
Micro-CT scanning of “Little Foot” skull reveals new aspects of the life of this more than 3-million year-old-human ancestor.
Politics in Kenya is dominated by rapacious elites consumed with the looting of state resources, using violence to avoid any possible accountability. Elections serve as key points of entry and Read More…
Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, causing nearly 100 deaths, in the second largest outbreak of the disease in history.
Some private companies are turning their attention to the need for clean drinking water by inventing machines that can literally extract water out of thin air.
In Cameroon, where English-speaking separatists are fighting the largely French-speaking government to establish a new nation, journalists covering the violence are increasingly finding themselves behind bars on a surprising charge: fake news.
An Ebola outbreak that has been going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August is already one of the worst in history —the 7th worst to be precise — and it looks like it may spiral out of control.
Abstract marks made in ochre 73,000 years ago provide unique insight into minds of our distant ancestors.
At least 44 people were killed and 20 others are missing following the Sunday flood in the northern Nigeria’s state of Katsina, local media reported Monday citing the region’s Governor Aminu Masari.
The coral hue is older than animals – and helps explain why it has taken so long for them to arrive.