More Than 10 Years Later, It’s Still Hell; Women Carry The Burden Of Ugandan War Trauma

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.

What Causes Modern Famines? Surprise, Weather Has Almost Nothing To Do With It, And Africa Isn’t The Worst Hit

Armed conflict, and active political repression are to blame for more than 75% of all recent famines.

With 3,000 People Killed, 2017 Is The Disaster Year Democratic Republic Of Congo Would Like To Forget

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.

From Rigged Elections To Armed Conflict: What Fuels Instability In Africa, And What Can Be Done About It

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.

US Doubles Down On Military Strikes In Somalia, Amidst Fears Of Rise In Civilian Deaths

There have been at least 20 American airstrikes and ground operations in Somalia so far in 2017, the highest ever recorded in a year.