A study found that northern Uganda had the highest rate of post-traumatic stress and depression ever recorded among displaced and conflict-affected populations anywhere in the world.
Armed conflict, and active political repression are to blame for more than 75% of all recent famines.
Kabila’s government fears that if opposition leader Tshisekedi’s body is flown back to the DRC it will become the trigger for opposition protests.
By 2030, 32% of Africans – forecast at 548 million – are likely to live in extreme poverty. Africa is quite unequal, so growth does not translate into poverty reduction.
There have been at least 20 American airstrikes and ground operations in Somalia so far in 2017, the highest ever recorded in a year.