The “President’s Keepers” has, within a week, become a global best seller, helped partly by attempts by South Africa’s State Security Agency to stop its publication.
In Beni Territory attacks have led more than 81,000 commercial farmers to abandon their fields and to a total revenue loss of some $1.9 billion.
There is donor fatigue regarding droughts in East Africa, and Addis Ababa has faced accusations it played down the severity of the crisis to keep the country from looking bad internationally.
Paris extinguished the lights on the Eiffel Tower on October 16 at midnight, and Toronto’s iconic name sign was illuminated in blue and white of Somalia’s flag to pay respect to those affected.
More African children are in school today than ever and over the past 50 years, primary completion rates have more than doubled while completion of lower secondary school has increased five-fold.